Spiro T. Agnew - I've read short stories that are as dense as a 19th century novel and novels that really are short stories filled with a lot of helium.
[ Century Dense Filled Helium Lot Novel Novels Read Really Short Stories]
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Cleveland Amory - Traditional matter must be glorified, since it would be easier to listen to the re-creation of familiar stories than to quite new and unexpected things; the listeners, we must remember, needed poetry chiefly as the re-creation of tired hours.
[ Chiefly Easier Familiar Glorified Hours Listen Listeners Matter Must Needed New Poetry Quite Remember Since Stories Than Things Tired Traditional Unexpected Would]
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Archilochus - I'm a small and normal girl, and stories like mine no one likes to tell. Fortunately so, because I wouldn't like to play myself.
[ Because Fortunately Girl Likes Mine Myself Normal Play Small Stories Tell]
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Johann Arndt - People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
[ Create Rather Stories]
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Peter Arnett - Stories serve the purpose of consolidating whatever gains people or their leaders have made or imagine they have made in their existing journey thorough the world.
[ Consolidating Existing Gains Imagine Journey Leaders Made Purpose Serve Stories Their Thorough Whatever World]
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Jack Benny - I have nothing to do with the selection of stories. I'm the reporter.
[ Nothing Reporter Selection Stories]
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Sydney Brenner - As we saw in the Queen's Speech, anti-social behaviour - a phenomenon that I believe to be a genuine worry that is also being fed by a lot of scare stories - is the political theme of the moment.
[ Also Behaviour Being Believe Fed Genuine Lot Moment Phenomenon Political Queen Saw Scare Speech Stories Theme Worry]
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Jane Byrne - Science fiction is no more written for scientists that ghost stories are written for ghosts.
[ Fiction Ghost Ghosts More Science Scientists Stories Written]
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Will Carling - I'm going to tell stories to the world. I think there's time for me to grow. We'll see.
[ Going Grow See Stories Tell Think Time World]
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John Conyers - All stories interest me, and some haunt me until I end up writing them. Certain themes keep coming up: justice, loyalty, violence, death, political and social issues, freedom.
[ Certain Coming Death End Freedom Haunt Interest Issues Justice Keep Loyalty Political Social Some Stories Them Themes Until Up Violence Writing]
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Thomas D'Evelyn - I have always thought it morally unacceptable to kill stories, not to run stories, that people have risked their lives to get.
[ Always Get Kill Lives Morally Risked Run Stories Their Thought Unacceptable]
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Patrick Duncan - I always had this non-stop drive. I had to keep sending stories out and every once in awhile I'd get something accepted or get the little trickle of positive feedback.
[ Accepted Always Awhile Drive Every Feedback Get Had Keep Little Non-Stop Once Out Positive Sending Something Stories Trickle]
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Tim Duncan - I got to spend all of my time every day at work reading and editing papers about cutting-edge technical research and getting paid for it. Then I'd go home at night and turn what I learned into science fiction stories.
[ Cutting-Edge Day Editing Every Fiction Getting Go Got Home Into Learned Night Paid Papers Reading Research Science Spend Stories Technical Then Time Turn Work]
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Bob Ehrlich - Tattoos are like stories - they're symbolic of the important moments in your life. Sitting down, talking about where you got each tattoo and what it symbolizes, is really beautiful.
[ Beautiful Down Each Got Important Life Moments Really Sitting Stories Symbolic Symbolizes Talking Tattoo Tattoos Where Your]
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Michael Finley - If I look at it, it's about being able to get lost in New York, to explore the city, to have more personal stories about New York, although some could also take place in Paris.
[ Able Also Although Being City Could Explore Get Look Lost More New Paris Personal Place Some Stories Take York]
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Brendan Fraser - I reserve the right to tell shaggy dog stories or even common jokes as part of what I'm doing. I don't give a damn if half the audience walks out.
[ Audience Common Damn Dog Doing Even Give Half Jokes Out Part Reserve Right Stories Tell Walks]
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Stan Freberg - Stories are different every time you tell them - they allow so many possible narratives.
[ Allow Different Every Many Narratives Possible Stories Tell Them Time]
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Andy Gibb - Comics is a great medium to get a lot of stories out.
[ Comics Get Great Lot Medium Out Stories]
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Barry Gibb - Eventually I would like to touch all the genres. I would like to do some detective stories, and I want to do a Western. I would want to do humorous Westerns.
[ Detective Eventually Genres Humorous Some Stories Touch Want Western Westerns Would]
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John Gibbon - I have always loved horror very much. I used to write stories for DC's House of Mystery. It was one of my first jobs writing for comics, and I loved it.
[ Always Comics Dc First Horror House Jobs Loved Much Mystery Stories Used Very Write Writing]
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Leeza Gibbons - I'd love to do a whole series of stories and have them collected into books.
[ Books Collected Into Love Series Stories Them Whole]
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Sete Gibernau - Suspense is very important. Even though this is humor and they're short stories, that theory of building suspense is still there.
[ Building Even Humor Important Short Still Stories Suspense Theory Though Very]
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Hoot Gibson - With Groo, I try to do one story every book. Sometimes the stories are better if they go a little longer, and I choose to do it in four issues.
[ Better Book Choose Every Four Go Issues Little Longer Sometimes Stories Story Try]
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Lewis B. Hershey - I let my game do the talking. I've had incidents like that but when I compare my own story to the stories that have happened forty or fifty years ago particularly to Jackie Robinson for example.
[ Ago Compare Example Fifty Forty Game Had Happened Incidents Jackie Own Particularly Robinson Stories Story Talking Years]
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Tom Hicks - Lord of the Rings is a good thing for us because it opened the door for the genre in general. Le Guin's stories are very different from Lord of the Rings.
[ Because Different Door General Genre Good Lord Opened Rings Stories Thing Us Very]
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Napolean Hill - Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today - but the core of science fiction, its essence has become crucial to our salvation if we are to be saved at all.
[ Become Core Critics Crucial Essence Ever Fiction Individual May Our Philosophers Salvation Saved Science Seem Stories Today Trivial]
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Brad Holland - As we have seen, WikiLeaks is a robust organization. During my time in solitary confinement in the basement of a Victorian prison, we continue to release, our media partners continued to write stories. The important revelations from this material continue to come out. We have approximately 2,000 cables into 250,000.
[ Approximately Basement Cables Come Confinement Continue Continued During Important Into Material Media Organization Our Out Partners Prison Release Revelations Robust Seen Solitary Stories Time Victorian Write]
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John Hume - One of my favorite stories is my first kissing scene with Linda Gray.
[ Favorite First Gray Kissing Linda Scene Stories]
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Silius Italicus - How many times can you put together 26 different stories without running out?
[ Different How Many Out Put Running Stories Times Together Without]
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Helmut Jahn - Hemingway is terribly limited. His technique is good for short stories, for people who meet once in a bar very late at night, but do not enter into relations. But not for the novel.
[ Bar Enter Good Hemingway His Into Late Limited Meet Night Novel Once Relations Short Stories Technique Terribly Very]
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St. Jerome - Though my books are written from a historical perspective, I have goon so far back that I am in the realm of prehistorical speculation rather than simple historical fact to weave my stories around.
[ Am Around Back Books Fact Far Historical Perspective Rather Realm Simple Speculation Stories Than Though Weave Written]
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Gary Kemp - Pam has always been my glamorous big sister - 13 years older than I. She played on the women's circuit for nine years and came home to tell me stories of France, Japan.
[ Always Been Big Came Circuit France Glamorous Home Japan Nine Older Pam Played She Sister Stories Tell Than Women Years]
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Jhumpa Lahiri - True love stories never have endings.
[ Endings Love Never Stories True]
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Sanaa Lathan - The Veteran's History Project, a nationwide volunteer effort to collect oral histories from America's war veterans, provides an avenue to do just that. Now in its fifth year, the Project has collected more than 40,000 individual stories.
[ America Avenue Collect Collected Effort Fifth Histories History Individual Just More Nationwide Now Oral Project Provides Stories Than Veteran Veterans Volunteer War Year]
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John Linder - All the best stories in the world are but one story in reality - the story of escape. It is the only thing which interests us all and at all times, how to escape.
[ Best Escape How Interests Only Reality Stories Story Thing Times Us Which World]
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Greil Marcus - The rise of anime had to happen. If the Japanese could tell better American stories, it would go through the roof. They still tell stories which are very much oriental. I take my hat off to them.
[ American Anime Better Could Go Had Happen Hat Japanese Much Off Oriental Rise Roof Still Stories Take Tell Them Through Very Which Would]
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George Montagu - But on the other hand, I don't actively seek out stories or hunt them down.
[ Actively Down Hand Hunt Other Out Seek Stories Them]
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Bob Mould - I first pitched the idea of doing a series of cartoons based on Bible stories. They didn't much like it.
[ Based Bible Cartoons Doing First Idea Much Pitched Series Stories]
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Edwin Newman - I read some of my stories recently and thought, 'How in the hell did I get away with that?' I had some really raw cynicism in some of them.
[ Away Cynicism Did Get Had Hell How Raw Read Really Recently Some Stories Them Thought]
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Merlin Olsen - You can take any one of our stories that we use right now, put western clothes on us, stick us out in the west and they'll work just as well - any single one of them - because they're stories about people, they're stories about things.
[ Any Because Clothes Just Now Our Out Put Right Single Stick Stories Take Them Things Us Use Well West Western Work]
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William S. Paley - I would not know how I am supposed to feel about many stories if not for the fact that the TV news personalities make sad faces for sad stories and happy faces for happy stories.
[ Am Faces Fact Feel Happy How Know Make Many News Personalities Sad Stories Supposed Tv Would]
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Carroll Quigley - For four years, I listened to stories of intelligence failures, and it wasn't due to incompetence of anyone in the system, but that the system is so arcane.
[ Anyone Arcane Due Failures Four Incompetence Intelligence Listened Stories System Years]
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William Ramsay - When I was in college, I used to write little ditties and short stories and poetry for my friends. Writing a book is another thing. It is so much different from my traditional day of dirty fingernails and greasy hair and hot pans.
[ Another Book College Day Different Dirty Ditties Fingernails Friends Hair Hot Little Much Poetry Short Stories Thing Traditional Used Write Writing]
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Judith Rodriguez - Oh, this absolute loneliness and the game - loving to play the game, loving to go and tell stories to men that certainly weren't true, just for the sport of it, just to see how they would react.
[ Absolute Certainly Game Go How Just Loneliness Loving Men Oh Play React See Sport Stories Tell True Weren Would]
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Alice S. Rossi - I feel that these stories are being written to articulate certain confusions and disappointments, and I do mean to shake up the reader, and I do hope they're on target.
[ Articulate Being Certain Confusions Disappointments Feel Hope Mean Reader Shake Stories Target These Up Written]
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Guido van Rossum - If you could have a book called My Favorite Six Stories, I don't think I'd have trouble doing that.
[ Book Called Could Doing Favorite Six Stories Think Trouble]
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Roy Scheider - An autobiography is not about pictures; it's about the stories; it's about honesty and as much truth as you can tell without coming too close to other people's privacy.
[ Autobiography Close Coming Honesty Much Other Pictures Privacy Stories Tell Too Truth Without]
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Charles Sedley - There are some people who believe that these are not real stories with real people, but they actually are.
[ Actually Believe Real Some Stories These]
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John Synge - All the best stories are but one story in reality - the story of escape. It is the only thing which interests us all and at all times, how to escape.
[ Best Escape How Interests Only Reality Stories Story Thing Times Us Which]
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John Terry - I got to talking to an old actor, and he had a bunch of stories about the Rough Riders.
[ Actor Bunch Got Had Old Riders Rough Stories Talking]
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Mark Tobey - Sam Walton was a master storyteller who used illustrative stories to reinforce his cultural standards.
[ Cultural His Illustrative Master Reinforce Sam Standards Stories Storyteller Used Walton]
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Stanley Tucci - In Holland and Spain and France, where so many of us come from, people aren't interested in the sex lives of their players. We don't hear these stories - even in Italy where the media is right on top of football.
[ Come Even Football France Hear Holland Interested Italy Lives Many Media Players Right Sex Spain Stories Their These Top Us Where]
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Queen Victoria - You know, Motorcycle Diaries has no incredible stories, no sudden plot twists, it doesn't play that way. It's about recognizing that instance of change and embracing it.
[ Change Diaries Embracing Incredible Instance Know Motorcycle Play Plot Recognizing Stories Sudden Twists Way]
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- Robert Louis Stevenson... I'm focusing on the late short stories that I was ignorant of. I always thought he was a boys' author, but he's not at all.
[ Always Author Boys Focusing Ignorant Late Louis Robert Short Stevenson Stories Thought]
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- I am a curious person and, believe it or not, I really do like to sit back and listen to people's stories.
[ Am Back Believe Curious Listen Person Really Sit Stories]
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- A book reaches a different crowd of people. There are 50 different stories of very different individuals participating in their communities either locally or nationally in meaningful ways.
[ Book Communities Crowd Different Either Individuals Locally Meaningful Nationally Participating Reaches Stories Their Very Ways]
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- Movies like that aren't about the visual effects and explosions. They're human stories about family, about life, about death.
[ Death Effects Explosions Family Human Life Movies Stories Visual]
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- I think the work that they do and the style of 3D graphics is absolutely fabulous and I think it's a great brush to use for some stories. And there are other brushes that I think are exclusive to a different kind of story.
[ Absolutely Brush Brushes Different Exclusive Fabulous Graphics Great Kind Other Some Stories Story Style Think Use Work]
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- With movies, you are always in search is a good story, one that everyone will relate to and love. I love finding those stories and creating a visual world to tell the story.
[ Always Creating Everyone Finding Good Love Movies Relate Search Stories Story Tell Those Visual Will World]
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- There's no such thing as the United Nations. If the U.N. secretary building in New York lost 10 stories, it wouldn't make a bit of difference.
[ Bit Building Difference Lost Make Nations New Secretary Stories Such Thing United York]
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- I love old books. They tell you stories about their use. You can see where the fingerprints touched the pages as they held the book open. You can see how long they lingered on each page by the finger stains.
[ Book Books Each Finger Fingerprints Held How Lingered Long Love Old Open Page Pages See Stories Tell Their Touched Use Where]
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- That's what the holidays are for - for one person to tell the stories and another to dispute them. Isn't that the Irish way?
[ Another Dispute Holidays Irish Person Stories Tell Them Way]
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- I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it's better than college. People should educate themselves - you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library and I'd written a thousand stories.
[ Better Book College Complete Days Educate Educating Education End Every Get Had Library Money Myself Public Read Should Spent Stories Than Themselves Thousand Three Week Written Years]
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- Love is the answer to everything. It's the only reason to do anything. If you don't write stories you love, you'll never make it. If you don't write stories that other people love, you'll never make it.
[ Answer Anything Everything Love Make Never Only Other Reason Stories Write]
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- My stories run up and bite me on the leg - I respond by writing down everything that goes on during the bite. When I finish, the idea lets go and runs off.
[ Bite Down During Everything Finish Go Goes Idea Leg Lets Off Respond Run Runs Stories Up Writing]
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- The really tough thing would have been to decide to take Woodward and Bernstein off the story. They were carrying the coal for us - in that their stories were right.
[ Been Bernstein Carrying Coal Decide Off Really Right Stories Story Take Their Thing Tough Us Were Woodward Would]
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- Sea Hunt was the first time anyone tackled a show that took place underwater. The stories were sort of exciting for kids, like cops and robbers underwater.
[ Anyone Cops Exciting First Hunt Kids Place Robbers Sea Show Sort Stories Tackled Time Took Underwater Were]
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- Anyone who wants simple, pat stories should buy another author's product. The real universe ain't that way, and neither are my fictive ones.
[ Another Anyone Author Buy Fictive Neither Ones Pat Product Real Should Simple Stories Universe Wants Way]
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- When I begin a book, I inevitably discover many things along the way, about the characters, their past histories and the political intrigues that surround them. This discovery process is vital, and I would not prejudice it by deciding too much in advance.
[ Advance Along Begin Book Characters Deciding Discover Discovery Histories Inevitably Intrigues Many Much Past Political Prejudice Process Surround Their Them Things Too Vital Way Would]
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- I've certainly learned a great deal from my husband, though, and could never have written a book like Liquor without him and the people he introduces me to and the stories he brings home.
[ Book Brings Certainly Could Deal Great Him Home Husband Introduces Learned Liquor Never Stories Though Without Written]
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- I can't change the past, and I don't think I would. I don't expect to be understood. I like what I've written, the stories and two novels. If I had to give up what I've written in order to be clear of this disease, I wouldn't do it.
[ Change Clear Disease Expect Give Had Novels Order Past Stories Think Two Understood Up Would Written]
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- True stories, autobiographical stories, like some novels, begin long ago, before the acts in the account, before the birth of some of the people in the tale.
[ Account Acts Ago Autobiographical Before Begin Birth Long Novels Some Stories Tale True]
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- In bad weather, I spent hours drawing action figures on paper, coloring them, backing them on cardboard, then cutting them out and creating whole stories around their lives.
[ Action Around Backing Bad Cardboard Coloring Creating Cutting Drawing Figures Hours Lives Out Paper Spent Stories Their Them Then Weather Whole]
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- When I was a teenager, 'Playboy' was the most interesting magazine in the world, and not just for the playmates. I liked the interviews and the stories, and all that, but nowadays most of the stuff in there doesn't interest me.
[ Interest Interesting Interviews Just Liked Magazine Most Nowadays Playboy Stories Stuff Teenager World]
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- I write about five thousand words a day, when working on a book, about three thousand a day if I'm writing a short story. I take long periods off between projects, when I read a lot, garden, and think about the next book or stories.
[ Between Book Day Five Garden Long Lot Next Off Periods Projects Read Short Stories Story Take Think Thousand Three Words Working Write Writing]
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- The market for short stories is hard to break into, but a magazine editor isn't always looking for big names with which to sell his magazine - they're more willing to try stories by newcomers, if those tales are good.
[ Always Big Break Editor Good Hard His Into Looking Magazine Market More Names Newcomers Sell Short Stories Tales Those Try Which Willing]
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- Well, to be honest I think I'm a better short story writer than a novelist. Novels I find very hard, hours and hours, weeks and weeks, of conscious thought - whereas short stories slip out painlessly in a few days.
[ Better Conscious Days Few Find Hard Honest Hours Novelist Novels Out Short Slip Stories Story Than Think Thought Very Weeks Well Whereas Writer]
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- Much of my reading time over the last decade and a half has been spent reading aloud to my children. Those children's bedtime rituals of supper, bath, stories, and sleep have been a staple of my life and some of the best, most special times I can remember.
[ Aloud Bath Bedtime Been Best Children Decade Half Last Life Most Much Over Reading Remember Rituals Sleep Some Special Spent Staple Stories Supper Those Time Times]
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- The importance and influence of books on me has been cumulative: the result of hearing and reading lots of stories about interesting people and places.
[ Been Books Cumulative Hearing Importance Influence Interesting Lots Places Reading Result Stories]
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- The richest most meaningful stories are found in small places: made, carried, crafted, told, and retold by apparently unimportant people.
[ Apparently Carried Crafted Found Made Meaningful Most Places Richest Small Stories Told Unimportant]
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- Many of the less prolific killers' stories go unheard because they simply don't make good books.
[ Because Books Go Good Killers Less Make Many Prolific Simply Stories Unheard]
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- There are stories that people don't want to talk about that brought this music through.
[ Brought Music Stories Talk Through Want]
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- The epic implications of being human end in more than this: We start our lives as if they were momentous stories, with a beginning, a middle and an appropriate end, only to find that they are mostly middles.
[ Appropriate Beginning Being End Epic Find Human Implications Lives Middle Momentous More Mostly Only Our Start Stories Than Were]
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- One mark of a second-rate mind is to be always telling stories.
[ Always Mark Mind Second-Rate Stories Telling]
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- I don't plan to write another science book, but I don't plan not to. I do enjoy writing histories, and taking subjects that are generally dull and trying to make them interesting.
[ Another Book Dull Enjoy Generally Histories Interesting Make Plan Science Subjects Taking Them Trying Write Writing]
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- Our stories are different; our pain is the same.
[ Different Our Pain Same Stories]
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- We can't compare stories. We can only know in our hearts that we are the same. That may be the best we can do.
[ Best Compare Hearts Know May Only Our Same Stories]
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- The stories from 1975 on are not finished and there is no resolve. I could spend 50 hours on the last 25 years of jazz and still not do it justice.
[ Could Finished Hours Jazz Justice Last Resolve Spend Still Stories Years]
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- I've just finished my next collection, Possible Side Effects, and I'm now working on a collection of holiday stories as well as a memoir about my relationship with my father.
[ Collection Effects Father Finished Holiday Just Memoir Next Now Possible Relationship Side Stories Well Working]
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- A love of books, of holding a book, turning its pages, looking at its pictures, and living its fascinating stories goes hand-in-hand with a love of learning.
[ Book Books Fascinating Goes Hand-In-Hand Holding Learning Living Looking Love Pages Pictures Stories Turning]
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- I just knew there were stories I wanted to tell.
[ Just Knew Stories Tell Wanted Were]
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- In writing a series of stories about the same characters, plan the whole series in advance in some detail, to avoid contradictions and inconsistencies.
[ Advance Avoid Characters Contradictions Detail Inconsistencies Plan Same Series Some Stories Whole Writing]
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- For people on social assistance, the loss of free dental care, prescription drugs and subsidized housing can greatly outweigh additional income from working. We've all heard the stories.
[ Additional Assistance Care Dental Free Greatly Heard Housing Income Loss Outweigh Prescription Social Stories Subsidized Working]
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- But in the meantime I became accustomed to the writing life and it would be hard to change now - partly because of the salary cut if I went to my other love, teaching; and partly because I still have stories to tell, even though it isn't all that fun doing the work anymore.
[ Accustomed Anymore Became Because Change Cut Doing Even Fun Hard Life Love Meantime Now Other Partly Salary Still Stories Teaching Tell Though Went Work Would Writing]
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- The lies we live will always be confessed in the stories that we tell.
[ Always Confessed Lies Live Stories Tell Will]
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- There's a great argument about how many men he actually killed. People would tell stories and then as we all know as stories get told over and over again, they get embellished, facts get changed, elaborated upon, exaggerated.
[ Actually Again Argument Changed Elaborated Exaggerated Facts Get Great How Killed Know Many Men Over Stories Tell Then Told Upon Would]
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- And the university's reputation will only continue to grow as stories like Elaine's are spread. Delaware State University's motto 'a past to honor, a future to insure,' couldn't be any more fitting for this transitional period you are going through.
[ Any Continue Delaware Elaine Fitting Future Going Grow Honor Insure More Motto Only Past Period Reputation Spread State Stories Through Transitional University Will]
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- There are only two or three human stories, and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely as if they had never happened before.
[ Before Fiercely Go Had Happened Human Never Only Repeating Stories Themselves Three Two]
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- I think that as is true in this industry, everything gets blown out of proportion because it's more fun for people to read about. It's even more fun to read about if the stories get wilder and wilder.
[ Because Blown Even Everything Fun Get Gets Industry More Out Proportion Read Stories Think True Wilder]
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- Others, amounting to four novels and a mess of short stories which I did not think worth preserving, I have done my best to eliminate from the record by refusing all requests for permission to reprint them, and I hope I have done a good job of making them hard to unearth.
[ Best Did Done Eliminate Four Good Hard Hope Job Making Mess Novels Others Permission Preserving Record Refusing Reprint Requests Short Stories Them Think Which Worth]
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- I want to tell stories for everyone, primarily.
[ Everyone Primarily Stories Tell Want]
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- Good stories flow like honey. Bad stories stick in the craw. A bad story? One that cannot be absorbed on the first time of reading.
[ Absorbed Bad Cannot First Flow Good Honey Reading Stick Stories Story Time]
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- There are some truths to some of the stories, but a lot of it isn't - you just have got to let it go.
[ Go Got Just Lot Some Stories Truths]
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- Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories.
[ Detective Fiction Politicians Read Science Should Stories Westerns]
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- You want a story? Read 'Gone With the Wind'. These aren't stories. They're joke books. The whole thing of a beginning, a middle and an end has been done to death.
[ Been Beginning Books Death Done End Gone Joke Middle Read Stories Story These Thing Want Whole Wind]
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- It always amazes me to think that every house on every street is full of so many stories; so many triumphs and tragedies, and all we see are yards and driveways.
[ Always Amazes Every Full House Many See Stories Street Think Tragedies Triumphs Yards]
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- I must have been 3 years old or less, and I remember paging through these comics, trying to figure out the stories. I couldn't read the words, so I made up my own stories.
[ Been Comics Figure Less Made Must Old Out Own Read Remember Stories These Through Trying Up Words Years]
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- But at the same time, I have trouble keeping things out of books, which is why I don't write short stories because they turn into novels.
[ Because Books Into Keeping Novels Out Same Short Stories Things Time Trouble Turn Which Why Write]
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- I guess everything having to do with your background has some influence on how you tell stories but it's hard to parse how growing up in a Jewish community in Minnesota really affected it.
[ Affected Background Community Everything Growing Guess Hard Having How Influence Jewish Minnesota Parse Really Some Stories Tell Up Your]
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- Sometimes, in certain stories, I think we know at the outset essentially what the tone is going to be, or it becomes important that we're groping toward some kind of story with a certain kind of tone that we both get somehow. But I don't think how that's combined with other elements is ever in any way overtly discussed.
[ Any Becomes Both Certain Combined Discussed Elements Essentially Ever Get Going How Important Kind Know Other Outset Some Somehow Sometimes Stories Story Think Tone Toward Way]
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- That has always seemed to me one of the stranger aspects of literary fame: you prove your competence as a writer and an inventor of stories, and then people clamour for you to make speeches and tell them what you think about the world.
[ Always Aspects Clamour Competence Fame Inventor Literary Make Prove Seemed Speeches Stories Stranger Tell Them Then Think World Writer Your]
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- On the red carpet, I saw all these great stories, and I also got to see the plastic surgery up close.
[ Also Carpet Close Got Great Plastic Red Saw See Stories Surgery These Up]
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- I'm an interpreter of stories. When I perform it's like sitting down at my piano and telling fairy stories.
[ Down Fairy Interpreter Perform Piano Sitting Stories Telling]
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- And I used to write novels and little stories and compositions and I - but I put them away because I started acting when I was 17. So there wasn't much time.
[ Acting Away Because Compositions Little Much Novels Put Started Stories Them Time Used Write]
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- The first 20 stories written about a public figure set the tone for the next 2,000 and it is almost impossible to reverse it.
[ Almost Figure First Impossible Next Public Reverse Set Stories Tone Written]
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- I decided to write short stories because they got rejected quicker.
[ Because Decided Got Quicker Rejected Short Stories Write]
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- A lot of compelling stories in the world aren't being told, and the fact that people don't know about them compounds the suffering.
[ Being Compelling Compounds Fact Know Lot Stories Suffering Them Told World]
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- I thought I wanted to be a playwright because I was interested in stories and telling stories.
[ Because Interested Playwright Stories Telling Thought Wanted]
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- All the stories I'll ever need are right here on Main Street.
[ Ever Here Main Need Right Stories Street]
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- It's fun. I sit down every day and tell stories. Some folk would kill to get that chance.
[ Chance Day Down Every Folk Fun Get Kill Sit Some Stories Tell Would]
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- You have to pick the stories that you want to be involved with and the end game is you'd like to be a part of a hit. But I think your moral obligation is to follow your own heart.
[ End Follow Game Heart Hit Involved Moral Obligation Own Part Pick Stories Think Want Your]
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- The way that a handful of corporations in Los Angeles dictate how our stories are told creates a real poverty of imagination and it's a big problem.
[ Angeles Big Corporations Creates Dictate Handful How Imagination Los Our Poverty Problem Real Stories Told Way]
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- All human beings have an innate need to hear and tell stories and to have a story to live by. religion, whatever else it has done, has provided one of the main ways of meeting this abiding need.
[ Abiding Beings Done Else Hear Human Innate Live Main Meeting Need Provided Religion Stories Story Tell Ways Whatever]
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- I found out a long time ago that if I didn't have a good story for a song, I could just make one up! Now it seems over half the stories in my show are made up. The funny thing is, those seem to be the ones that resonate the most with the audiences.
[ Ago Audiences Could Found Funny Good Half Just Long Made Make Most Now Ones Out Over Resonate Seem Seems Show Song Stories Story Thing Those Time Up]
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- First you wonder if they're separate stories, but no, they're not, they're contingent stories and they form a pattern. And you begin with some of the island as the place to which the heroine of the book returns.
[ Begin Book Contingent First Form Heroine Island Pattern Place Returns Separate Some Stories Which Wonder]
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- What is all our histories, but God showing himself, shaking and trampling on everything that he has not planted.
[ Everything God Himself Histories Our Planted Shaking Showing]
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- There were so many stories about Bing's daughter living in sin. We weren't hurting anyone. We were living in love. I couldn't understand why people were trying to hurt us and hurt our families.
[ Anyone Bing Daughter Families Hurt Hurting Living Love Many Our Sin Stories Trying Understand Us Were Weren Why]
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- All of us are made up of the stories that we listen to, the ones we disagree with and the ones that we agree with.
[ Agree Disagree Listen Made Ones Stories Up Us]
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- It's more like can I build a group of characters and can I tell some universal truths that feel real and aren't formulaic in the spirit of filmmakers gone by who've told American stories that were personal and universal as well.
[ American Build Characters Feel Filmmakers Formulaic Gone Group More Personal Real Some Spirit Stories Tell Told Truths Universal Well Were]
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- Oh, you ask me, what is the greatest torture of a person who does portraits for a living? I could fill several volumes with nice nasty stories. I don't know.
[ Ask Could Does Fill Greatest Know Living Nasty Nice Oh Person Portraits Several Stories Torture Volumes]
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- Simple stories... emerge as lovely films or television pieces.
[ Emerge Films Lovely Pieces Simple Stories Television]
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- You've just got to focus on excellence and try not to be distracted by the news and the rumors and the absurdities of the stories that were coming out.
[ Absurdities Coming Distracted Excellence Focus Got Just News Out Rumors Stories Try Were]
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- I love opera, I love writing for the voice, I love telling stories with music.
[ Love Music Opera Stories Telling Voice Writing]
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- I didn't learn stories, I just absorbed them.
[ Absorbed Just Learn Stories Them]
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- I discovered that in a story I could safely dream any dream, hope any hope, go anywhere I pleased any time I pleased, fight any foe, win or lose, live or die. My stories created a safe experimental learning place.
[ Any Anywhere Could Created Die Discovered Dream Experimental Fight Foe Go Hope Learning Live Lose Place Pleased Safe Safely Stories Story Time Win]
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- Animation had been done before, but stories were never told.
[ Animation Been Before Done Had Never Stories Told Were]
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- The histories which we have of the great tragedy give no idea of the general wretchedness, the squalid misery, which entered into every individual life in the region given up to the war. Where the armies camped the destruction was absolute.
[ Absolute Armies Camped Destruction Entered Every General Give Given Great Histories Idea Individual Into Life Misery Region Squalid Tragedy Up War Where Which Wretchedness]
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- Certainly going back to Sherlock Holmes we have a tradition of forensic science featured in detective stories.
[ Back Certainly Detective Featured Forensic Going Holmes Science Sherlock Stories Tradition]
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- Of course, all writers draw upon their personal experiences in describing day-to-day life and human relationships, but I tend to keep my own experiences largely separate from my stories.
[ Course Day-To-Day Describing Draw Experiences Human Keep Largely Life Own Personal Relationships Separate Stories Tend Their Upon Writers]
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- Of course, I write crime stories, and I have to describe violence and the aftermath of violence.
[ Aftermath Course Crime Describe Stories Violence Write]
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- The longer we listen to one another - with real attention - the more commonality we will find in all our lives. That is, if we are careful to exchange with one another life stories and not simply opinions.
[ Another Attention Careful Commonality Exchange Find Life Listen Lives Longer More Opinions Our Real Simply Stories Will]
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- We learn best to listen to our own voices if we are listening at the same time to other women - whose stories, for all our differences, turn out, if we listen well, to be our stories also.
[ Also Best Differences Learn Listen Listening Other Our Out Own Same Stories Time Turn Voices Well Whose Women]
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- I love vampire stories. That's why I did the movie. Women especially were taken with that movie-even more so when it came out on video.
[ Came Did Especially Love More Movie Out Stories Taken Vampire Video Were Why Women]
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- I like movies about longing and desperation, and dark and light things, stories about people struggling to raise children, and to have relationships and be intimate with each other.
[ Children Dark Desperation Each Intimate Light Longing Movies Other Raise Relationships Stories Struggling Things]
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- The same issue is happening on a show like Everybody Loves Raymond now, which is in its eighth year and struggling to come up with good stories. It'll be interesting to see how they do. The bottom line is, it starts with the writers and ends with the writers.
[ Bottom Come Eighth Ends Everybody Good Happening How Interesting Issue Line Loves Now Raymond Same See Show Starts Stories Struggling Up Which Writers Year]
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- The son has always felt like he was a footnote in one of the stories the father tells. The father is an amazing storyteller and one of the tales that he tells is how he met his wife.
[ Always Amazing Father Felt Footnote His How Met Son Stories Storyteller Tales Tells Wife]
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- I'm not a religious person, so I'm not a hardcore fate fan but I guess it's got me thinking about that. I was very careful, though, not to link Jaye's stories always to that.
[ Always Careful Fan Fate Got Guess Hardcore Link Person Religious Stories Thinking Though Very]
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- We're kind of the comic relief of this movie because most of the stories are very dark. And that's why these plays were so great, because it's such a dark, dark universe that it becomes funny because it's just too pathetic.
[ Because Becomes Comic Dark Funny Great Just Kind Most Movie Pathetic Plays Relief Stories Such These Too Universe Very Were Why]
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- You hear stories like that of Canadians trying to get in, but when you go back home, you don't expect that.
[ Back Canadians Expect Get Go Hear Home Stories Trying]
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- Acting allows me to tell a lot of stories, you know start at the beginning, finish at the end, and tell everything in between. Modelling is just an image.
[ Acting Allows Beginning Between End Everything Finish Image Just Know Lot Modelling Start Stories Tell]
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- I am busier now than I ever imagined I would be, but I feel blessed in that I have found what I am supposed to be doing with my life. It's wonderful to tell stories and have people listen to them.
[ Am Blessed Busier Doing Ever Feel Found Imagined Life Listen Now Stories Supposed Tell Than Them Wonderful Would]
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- These few dollars you lose here today are going to buy you stories to tell your children and great-grandchildren. This could be one of the big moments in your life; don't make it your last!
[ Big Buy Children Could Dollars Few Going Here Last Life Lose Make Moments Stories Tell These Today Your]
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- Be amusing: never tell unkind stories; above all, never tell long ones.
[ Above Amusing Long Never Ones Stories Tell Unkind]
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- It's part of a cycle of stories I'm writing where I deconstruct classic science fiction.
[ Classic Cycle Fiction Part Science Stories Where Writing]
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- Short stories are wonderful and extremely challenging, and the joy of them, because it only takes me three or four months to write, I can take more risks with them. It's just less of your life invested.
[ Because Challenging Extremely Four Invested Joy Just Less Life Months More Only Risks Short Stories Take Takes Them Three Wonderful Write Your]
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- I write short stories, and I wrote a play.
[ Play Short Stories Write Wrote]
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- I'd love to do some bedtime stories for kids or that kind of thing. But with the demands of the shooting schedule and balancing the demands of being a single mother, it's a wonder you can squeeze in anything.
[ Anything Balancing Bedtime Being Demands Kids Kind Love Mother Schedule Shooting Single Some Squeeze Stories Thing Wonder]
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- A lot of the stories are internal. They leak it to me wanting to get attention, wanting to get that headline. More times than not, I will not give it to them.
[ Attention Get Give Headline Internal Leak Lot More Stories Than Them Times Wanting Will]
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- I've written thousands of stories, started hundreds of news cycles.
[ Cycles Hundreds News Started Stories Thousands Written]
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- Some of the best news stories start in gossip. Monica Lewinsky certainly was gossip in the beginning. I had heard it months before I printed it.
[ Before Beginning Best Certainly Gossip Had Heard Lewinsky Monica Months News Printed Some Start Stories]
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- Stories about the ongoing dramas in our lives as we age are not being told because women find it difficult to be honest about what's going on - about, for example, our heightened sexuality as we age or about living in a society that only values youth.
[ Age Because Being Difficult Dramas Example Find Going Heightened Honest Lives Living Ongoing Only Our Sexuality Society Stories Told Values Women Youth]
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- Fiction came quite a while later. I began with short stories and fiction for children.
[ Began Came Children Fiction Later Quite Short Stories While]
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- I've always thought my poems told stories.
[ Always Poems Stories Thought Told]
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- But I think everybody should write. I think those people with stories who don't write should be stomped on.
[ Everybody Should Stories Think Those Write]
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- The logical man must either deny all miracles or none, and our American Indian myths and hero stories are perhaps, in themselves, quite as credible as those of the Hebrews of old.
[ American Credible Deny Either Hebrews Hero Indian Logical Man Miracles Must Myths None Old Our Perhaps Quite Stories Themselves Those]
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- It simply is not cost affective to cover stories from independent sources.
[ Affective Cost Cover Independent Simply Sources Stories]
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- I think we're doing the right things for the right reasons. We're not doing it to sell products. We're not doing it to be popular. We're doing it because in our judgment these stories are important to do, and at this length and this much depth.
[ Because Depth Doing Important Judgment Length Much Our Popular Products Reasons Right Sell Stories These Things Think]
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- I've been taking longer to write stories lately.
[ Been Lately Longer Stories Taking Write]
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- First of all, we were never not speaking. It's gotten so blown out of proportion. It was a very straightforward difference of opinion. I think because we were so private and refused to talk about it, these stories just got out of control.
[ Because Blown Control Difference First Got Gotten Just Never Opinion Out Private Proportion Refused Speaking Stories Straightforward Talk These Think Very Were]
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- There must be possible a fiction which, leaving sociology and case histories to the scientists, can arrive at the truth about the human condition, here and now, with all the bright magic of the fairy tale.
[ Arrive Bright Case Condition Fairy Fiction Here Histories Human Leaving Magic Must Now Possible Scientists Sociology Tale Truth Which]
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- Rather than doing the kind of fact-checking that normally goes with a story, you ran with certain stories for not wanting to get beat. There's a pressure that exists in your profession. I would be surprised in any honest exchange that you say that doesn't exist.
[ Any Beat Certain Doing Exchange Exist Exists Get Goes Honest Kind Normally Pressure Profession Ran Rather Say Stories Story Surprised Than Wanting Would Your]
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- Many great horror stories are period pieces and English actors have a facility for historic characters.
[ Actors Characters English Facility Great Historic Horror Many Period Pieces Stories]
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- My mother wanted us to understand that the tragedies of your life one day have the potential to be comic stories the next.
[ Comic Day Life Mother Next Potential Stories Tragedies Understand Us Wanted Your]
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- I hope you will go out and let stories happen to you, and that you will work them, water them with your blood and tears and you laughter till they bloom, till you yourself burst into bloom.
[ Blood Bloom Burst Go Happen Hope Into Laughter Out Stories Tears Them Till Water Will Work Your Yourself]
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- I went to Sunday School and liked the stories about Christ and the Christmas star. They were beautiful. They made you warm and happy to think about. But I didn't believe them.
[ Beautiful Believe Christ Christmas Happy Liked Made School Star Stories Sunday Them Think Warm Went Were]
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- The Sunday School teacher talked too much in the way our grade school teacher used to when she told us about George Washington. Pleasant, pretty stories, but not true.
[ George Grade Much Our Pleasant Pretty School She Stories Sunday Talked Teacher Told Too True Us Used Washington Way]
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- I'll be in Los Angeles for two weeks and I'll have a laugh, get battered and have a buzz, but at the end of the day, I'll go home. It's just me earning a few more stories to tell everyone at home and all.
[ Angeles Battered Buzz Day Earning End Everyone Few Get Go Home Just Laugh Los More Stories Tell Two Weeks]
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- So certainly, if we can tell evil stories to make people sick, we can also tell good myths that make them well.
[ Also Certainly Evil Good Make Myths Sick Stories Tell Them Well]
Topic:
- In the West audiences think I am a stereotyped action star, or that I always play hitmen or killers. But in Hong Kong, I did a lot of comedy, many dramatic films, and most of all, romantic roles, lots of love stories. I was like a romance novel hero.
[ Action Always Am Audiences Comedy Did Dramatic Films Hero Hong Killers Kong Lot Lots Love Many Most Novel Play Roles Romance Romantic Star Stereotyped Stories Think West]
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- One likes to think one grows as a writer as one ages, else all you get is an "old" young writer. Beyond that is the changing landscape of the universe and the stories I choose to tell.
[ Ages Beyond Changing Choose Else Get Grows Landscape Likes Old Stories Tell Think Universe Writer Young]
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- Generally, Hollywood makes the same stories over and over. I've never wanted to do the same thing twice. If a script doesn't surprise me in some way, I simply can't commit to the project.
[ Commit Generally Hollywood Makes Never Over Project Same Script Simply Some Stories Surprise Thing Twice Wanted Way]
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- He tells you stories, but then, after a while, when you want more, he doesn't give you more. He insists on this old elaboration, the old stories that never changes.
[ After Changes Elaboration Give Insists More Never Old Stories Tells Then Want While]
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- Kevin Smith is a very challenging conversationalist and Jay has many great stories.
[ Challenging Great Jay Kevin Many Smith Stories Very]
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- I was up until all hours of the night, listening to stories, meeting great old comedians.
[ Comedians Great Hours Listening Meeting Night Old Stories Until Up]
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- A lot of the tabloid stories are written so well, they're very clever and very funny. But you have to focus on what's really important and not read them - don't dive into it and don't get caught up in it.
[ Caught Clever Dive Focus Funny Get Important Into Lot Read Really Stories Tabloid Them Up Very Well Written]
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- When I was a boy, unconsciously, spontaneously I learned the art of telling ironic stories.
[ Art Boy Ironic Learned Spontaneously Stories Telling Unconsciously]
Topic:
- It seems like bluegrass people have more great stories to tell than other musicians.
[ Bluegrass Great More Musicians Other Seems Stories Tell Than]
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- My only requirement for that first story was that there had to be a fight or an explosion on every page. Naturally, no one wanted to publish it, but I liked the character, did a few stories to keep my hand in.
[ Character Did Every Explosion Few Fight First Had Hand Keep Liked Naturally Only Page Publish Requirement Stories Story Wanted]
Topic:
- Why the hell can't people just write nice happy stories about people having happy sex? That's what I want, and I bet a whole bunch of other people want it too.
[ Bet Bunch Happy Having Hell Just Nice Other Sex Stories Too Want Whole Why Write]
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- Most of my stories have some basis in fact.
[ Basis Fact Most Some Stories]
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- We all now tell stories by cutting from one dramatic scene to the next, whereas Victorian novelists felt free to write long passages of undramatic summary.
[ Cutting Dramatic Felt Free Long Next Novelists Now Passages Scene Stories Summary Tell Victorian Whereas Write]
Topic:
- World War II is the greatest drama in human history, the biggest war ever and a true battle of good and evil. I imagine writers will continue to get stories from it, and readers will continue to love them, for many more years.
[ Battle Biggest Continue Drama Ever Evil Get Good Greatest History Human Ii Imagine Love Many More Readers Stories Them True War Will World Writers Years]
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- The dead and past stories that I have told again in divers fashions, are not set down without authority.
[ Again Authority Dead Divers Down Fashions Past Set Stories Told Without]
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- We all had lots of stories of our sad experiences - they mourned the death of my wife with me - but we were hopeful that the children would return.
[ Children Death Experiences Had Hopeful Lots Mourned Our Return Sad Stories Were Wife Would]
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- But in the right-wing media, they do have a right-wing bias. And they also have an agenda. So their agenda is: we're an adjunct of the Republican Party, and we're going push that agenda every day, and, as you say, brand these stories that help further the right-wing cause.
[ Adjunct Agenda Also Bias Brand Cause Day Every Further Going Help Media Party Push Republican Right-Wing Say Stories Their These]
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- The biases the media has are much bigger than conservative or liberal. They're about getting ratings, about making money, about doing stories that are easy to cover.
[ Biases Bigger Conservative Cover Doing Easy Getting Liberal Making Media Money Much Ratings Stories Than]
Topic:
- I would act whether or not I was paid. I would be involved in ensemble groups. I would have the desire to tell stories.
[ Act Desire Ensemble Groups Involved Paid Stories Tell Whether Would]
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- Most of the time it's the role. Sometimes it's the story and sometimes it just the paycheck. It's the little movies that come out as stories or the fact that I have work to go out, you know what I'm saying, you can only be out so long without work, you start getting antsy.
[ Antsy Come Fact Getting Go Just Know Little Long Most Movies Only Out Paycheck Role Saying Sometimes Start Stories Story Time Without Work]
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- It's precisely the disappointing stories, which have no proper ending and therefore no proper meaning, that sound true to life.
[ Disappointing Ending Life Meaning Precisely Proper Sound Stories Therefore True Which]
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- Mr. Disney and his staff were constantly scouting for great stories to bring to life on film.
[ Bring Constantly Disney Film Great His Life Mr Scouting Staff Stories Were]
Topic:
- My grandmother told stories; she was very good at that.
[ Good Grandmother She Stories Told Very]
Topic:
- So I went out and bought myself a copy of the Writer and Artist Yearbook, bought lots of magazines and got on the phone and talked to editors about ideas for stories. Pretty soon I found myself hired to do interviews and articles and went off and did them.
[ Articles Artist Bought Copy Did Editors Found Got Hired Ideas Interviews Lots Magazines Myself Off Out Phone Pretty Soon Stories Talked Them Went Writer]
Topic:
- There's a glorious sense of freedom in comedy, just allowing myself to tell jokes, allowing myself to interrupt myself and tell old African folk stories that I made up - or didn't - and Jamaican stories.
[ African Allowing Comedy Folk Freedom Glorious Interrupt Jokes Just Made Myself Old Sense Stories Tell Up]
Topic:
- Whether it's on top of a phone booth or a $200 million soundstage, it's about stories.
[ Booth Million Phone Soundstage Stories Top Whether]
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- All my stories were usually titled, 'White House Says,' 'President Bush Wants,' and I relied on transcripts from the briefings. I relied on press releases that were sent to the press for the purpose of accurately portraying what the White House believed or wanted.
[ Accurately Believed Briefings Bush House Portraying President Press Purpose Releases Relied Says Sent Stories Titled Usually Wanted Wants Were White]
Topic:
- Stories are the single most powerful tool in a leader's toolkit.
[ Leader Most Powerful Single Stories Tool]
Topic:
- I have heard all kinds of stories about telling employers about MS and I really don't know what the answer is. I am a private person, but I have found support by talking to fellow MSrs in the community.
[ Am Answer Community Employers Fellow Found Heard Kinds Know Ms Person Private Really Stories Support Talking Telling]
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- No, I was talking to the network and Universal about plans for a third season where Buck would go back to Earth and would focus on stories around the planet and show what it was like 500 years later.
[ Around Back Buck Earth Focus Go Later Network Planet Plans Season Show Stories Talking Third Universal Where Would Years]
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- We heard stories about fakery and decoys at revivals. I never personally saw any trickery.
[ Any Heard Never Personally Revivals Saw Stories Trickery]
Topic:
- You get trapped by stories. Though I've got this reputation for being out of control, it's not true, it just happens to be a more interesting story than the truth.
[ Being Control Get Got Happens Interesting Just More Out Reputation Stories Story Than Though Trapped True Truth]
Topic:
- When I write stories I am like someone who is in her own country, walking along streets that she has known since she was a child, between walls and trees that are hers.
[ Along Am Between Child Country Her Hers Known Own She Since Someone Stories Streets Trees Walking Walls Write]
Topic:
- Our photographs are filthier and our stories are more disgusting. We make no effort to be artistic.
[ Artistic Disgusting Effort Make More Our Photographs Stories]
Topic:
- It's a director's job to tell a story and he's very well versed in telling stories with a bit of comedy in them and keeping the pace of the movie right and that's exactly what he did. He was observant of a world he didn't understand but he told a wonderful story.
[ Bit Comedy Did Director Exactly Job Keeping Movie Observant Pace Right Stories Story Tell Telling Them Told Understand Versed Very Well Wonderful World]
Topic:
- From Ernest Hemingway's stories, I learned to listen within my stories for what went unsaid by my characters.
[ Characters Ernest Hemingway Learned Listen Stories Unsaid Went Within]
Topic:
- The most erroneous stories are those we think we know best - and therefore never scrutinize or question.
[ Best Erroneous Know Most Never Question Scrutinize Stories Therefore Think Those]
Topic:
- Actually, no, but I am close to the people who are working on Chicken Little, and I'm very close to the people over at Pixar. I mean, as far as stories are concerned, almost everything we have could be told that way.
[ Actually Almost Am Chicken Close Concerned Could Everything Far Little Mean Over Pixar Stories Told Very Way Working]
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- If we get you in the early years of your life and we fill your head with all of the Catholic stories, then it's very hard for you to stop being Catholic. Catholics are Catholics because they like being Catholic.
[ Because Being Catholic Catholics Early Fill Get Hard Head Life Stop Stories Then Very Years Your]
Topic:
- Well, religion has been passed down through the years by stories people tell around the campfire. Stories about God, stories about love. Stories about good spirits and evil spirits.
[ Around Been Campfire Down Evil God Good Love Passed Religion Spirits Stories Tell Through Well Years]
Topic:
- I wanted to hold onto and exploit the power of narrative. This is not only a book about a great storyteller, but there have to be stories about the storyteller.
[ Book Exploit Great Hold Narrative Only Onto Power Stories Storyteller Wanted]
Topic:
- I think a big part of our attraction to sport movies are the stories contained within the sports.
[ Attraction Big Contained Movies Our Part Sport Sports Stories Think Within]
Topic:
- One of the things I would like to do is make up stories that I would have enjoyed when I was a kid. So, if I'm thinking about an audience, it's usually a younger version of myself.
[ Audience Enjoyed Kid Make Myself Stories Things Thinking Up Usually Version Would Younger]
Topic:
- Sometimes people get mad at The Simpsons' subversive story telling, but there's another message in there, which is a celebration of making wild, funny stories.
[ Another Celebration Funny Get Mad Making Message Simpsons Sometimes Stories Story Subversive Telling Which Wild]
Topic:
- The writers led by Mike Scully are fantastic. And they're creating original stories that not only don't repeat what we've already done, they also don't repeat anything I've seen on television.
[ Already Also Anything Creating Done Fantastic Led Mike Only Original Repeat Scully Seen Stories Television Writers]
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- When I'm anchoring, I miss chasing stories in the field.
[ Anchoring Chasing Field Miss Stories]
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- I am also working on a couple of short stories for anthologies. This is new to me and I'm enjoying it.
[ Also Am Anthologies Couple Enjoying New Short Stories Working]
Topic:
- The last copy of the Chicago Daily News I picked up had three crime stories on its front page. But by comparison to the gaudy days, this is small-time stuff. Chicago is as full of crooks as a saw with teeth, but the era when they ruled the city is gone forever.
[ Chicago City Comparison Copy Crime Crooks Daily Days Era Forever Front Full Gaudy Gone Had Last News Page Picked Ruled Saw Stories Stuff Teeth Three Up]
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- I write because something inner and unconscious forces me to. That is the first compulsion. The second is one of ethical and moral duty. I feel responsible to tell stories that inspire readers to consider more deeply who they are.
[ Because Compulsion Consider Deeply Duty Ethical Feel First Forces Inner Inspire Moral More Readers Responsible Second Something Stories Tell Unconscious Write]
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- It was a wonderful experience to work with Sylvia. She pushed me to be more powerful with my acting, and she told me scores of the most incredible stories I've ever heard. She is amazing.
[ Acting Amazing Ever Experience Heard Incredible More Most Powerful Pushed Scores She Stories Sylvia Told Wonderful Work]
Topic:
- I was well traveled, and I created this illusion of literacy through reading and writing. I wrote a book of short stories.
[ Book Created Illusion Literacy Reading Short Stories Through Traveled Well Writing Wrote]
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- My key interest in choosing scripts is character-driven stories, because there are so many stories that sacrifice character for plot.
[ Because Character Choosing Interest Key Many Plot Sacrifice Scripts Stories]
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- My best stories come out of nowhere, with no concern for form at all.
[ Best Come Concern Form Nowhere Out Stories]
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- I brought in the stories many times. I don't just do animation.
[ Animation Brought Just Many Stories Times]
Topic:
- Survivor has been such a hit, and out of that have come so many interesting stories from people that we don't see on the big screen. We have helped make them incredible celebrities.
[ Been Big Celebrities Come Helped Hit Incredible Interesting Make Many Out Screen See Stories Such Survivor Them]
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- There have been many times when we have not run stories because we cannot get it verified.
[ Because Been Cannot Get Many Run Stories Times Verified]
Topic:
- Comedy is so fun. I don't know how these people can make movies and work on them for four months and they're these sob stories. I don't know how emotionally you get through that.
[ Comedy Emotionally Four Fun Get How Know Make Months Movies Sob Stories Them These Through Work]
Topic:
- There's the downtown area of Tupelo. Did you see the skyscrapers? Two stories.
[ Area Did Downtown See Skyscrapers Stories Two]
Topic:
- Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
[ Continued Death End Enough Far Keep Madame Stories Teller Would]
Topic:
- When I first went to New York I was right out of high school, I was 17 years old, and I had never seen a building over two stories high.
[ Building First Had High Never New Old Out Over Right School Seen Stories Two Went Years York]
Topic:
- We grew out of the superhero comics, but we still liked comics, so we started putting our own experiences in the stories we were doing for our own amusement.
[ Amusement Comics Doing Experiences Grew Liked Our Out Own Putting Started Still Stories Superhero Were]
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- Comics as art. I do comics as comics, and my opportunity to tell stories. Simple. Basic. Let the characters have the excitement, not the package. That's where I come from.
[ Art Basic Characters Come Comics Excitement Opportunity Package Simple Stories Tell Where]
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- The sizes and shapes of the panels have never been important to my stories. It has always been the words and images that drew me in, kind of like watching a movie.
[ Always Been Drew Images Important Kind Movie Never Panels Shapes Sizes Stories Watching Words]
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- But in film you always watch situations or stories that you really have no relation to. A lot of times just because there's no personal connection doesn't mean you can't connect with the film or the characters in the film.
[ Always Because Characters Connect Connection Film Just Lot Mean Personal Really Relation Situations Stories Times Watch]
Topic:
- For years I used to bore my wife over lunch with stories about funny incidents.
[ Bore Funny Incidents Lunch Over Stories Used Wife Years]
Topic:
- Society mends its wounds. And that's invariably true in all the tragedies, in the comedies as well. And certainly in the histories.
[ Certainly Comedies Histories Invariably Society Tragedies True Well Wounds]
Topic:
- For me, being a writer was never a choice. I was born one. All through my childhood I wrote short stories and stuffed them in drawers. I wrote on everything. I didn't do my homework so I could write.
[ Being Born Childhood Choice Could Drawers Everything Homework Never Short Stories Stuffed Them Through Write Writer Wrote]
Topic:
- Internet journalism is not a world we know very well at all. It's conducted more on the screen and less in bars, which makes it rather less useful for getting stories about people throwing up over one another, which is what one's after.
[ After Another Bars Conducted Getting Internet Journalism Know Less Makes More Over Rather Screen Stories Throwing Up Useful Very Well Which World]
Topic:
- They may well say not only is this not true, but I will put in an injunction to prevent publication. No, stories don't go in unless I'm convinced by the people who write them that they're true. And if I'm wrong, then so be it.
[ Convinced Go Injunction May Only Prevent Publication Put Say Stories Them Then True Unless Well Will Write Wrong]
Topic:
- They were written on cheap blue notebooks bought by poor women. I'm interested in folk tales in the way that medicine and magic in women's stories are all kind of combined.
[ Blue Bought Cheap Combined Folk Interested Kind Magic Medicine Notebooks Poor Stories Tales Way Were Women Written]
Topic:
- Although awareness of cancer's prevalence in the United States improves and medical advances in the field abound, pancreatic cancer has largely been absent from the list of major success stories.
[ Abound Absent Advances Although Awareness Been Cancer Field Improves Largely List Major Medical Prevalence States Stories Success United]
Topic:
- Because of all the concurrent stories going in 24 and its fast pace, it can be complicated in terms of the story, so I thought sound could help with the storytelling.
[ Because Complicated Could Fast Going Help Pace Sound Stories Story Storytelling Terms Thought]
Topic:
- Ghost stories really scare me. I have such a big imagination that after I watch a horror movie like 'The Grudge', I look in the corners of my room for the next two days.
[ After Big Corners Days Ghost Grudge Horror Imagination Look Movie Next Really Room Scare Stories Such Two Watch]
Topic:
- We've had a series of major news stories that have brought in viewers who either were sampling to see what else was available or were normal news watchers. The Florida recount and the end of the election was a huge development. And then 9/11 came along.
[ Along Available Brought Came Development Either Election Else End Florida Had Huge Major News Normal Recount Sampling See Series Stories Then Viewers Were]
Topic:
- I began using pseudonyms early in my career, when I was being paid a quarter a cent a word for my work, and when I had to write a lot to earn a living. Sometimes I had three or four stories in a single magazine without the editor knowing they were all by me.
[ Began Being Career Cent Early Earn Editor Four Had Knowing Living Lot Magazine Paid Quarter Single Sometimes Stories Three Using Were Without Word Work Write]
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- Once I was chased by the king of all scorpions. I have the most notorious animal stories.
[ Animal Chased King Most Notorious Once Scorpions Stories]
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- I can't write my life story without Emmitt and Troy. They can't write their life stories without me. We're tied together forever. This is a day to remember for the rest of our lives.
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- Writing a novel is actually searching for victims. As I write I keep looking for casualties. The stories uncover the casualties.
[ Actually Casualties Keep Looking Novel Searching Stories Uncover Victims Write Writing]
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- I am always at a loss at how much to believe of my own stories.
[ Always Am Believe How Loss Much Own Stories]
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- If you look at my last songs and first short stories, there is a real connection between them.
[ Between Connection First Last Look Real Short Songs Stories Them]
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- Some of the best stories that I've gotten, that others have written about this administration, about the previous administration, you have to rely on anonymous sources.
[ Administration Anonymous Best Gotten Others Previous Rely Some Sources Stories Written]
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- The US military still blames the media for stories and images that turned the American public against the war in Vietnam.
[ Against American Blames Images Media Military Public Still Stories Turned Us Vietnam War]
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- Knowing that we were doing good work and the stories were good. They were original and charming. They weren't particularly violent or sexy or any of that. They were just unique and that had a good feel to it.
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- He just kind of talks them through, and then I get the fun part cause I get to make up the stories.
[ Cause Fun Get Just Kind Make Part Stories Talks Them Then Through Up]
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- The stories have been told so often by those of us who supported President Reagan over the years that they seem mundane, almost like a fictional novel or a movie script.
[ Almost Been Fictional Movie Mundane Novel Often Over President Reagan Script Seem Stories Supported Those Told Us Years]
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- Everything Sholom Aleichem talks about in his plays and his short stories is about people, family, man's relationship with his God, the breaking down of tradition.
[ Breaking Down Everything Family God His Man Plays Relationship Short Stories Talks Tradition]
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- I didn't finish the stories until we went to the Philippines and I got malaria. I couldn't work and I didn't have any money, but I had seven stories. So I wrote three or four more.
[ Any Finish Four Got Had Malaria Money More Philippines Seven Stories Three Until Went Work Wrote]
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- What's funny about Jesus' Son is that I never even wrote that book, I just wrote it down. I would tell these stories and people would say, You should write these things down.
[ Book Down Even Funny Jesus Just Never Say Should Son Stories Tell These Things Would Write Wrote]
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- With this first novel, I am just above the foothills, but I see the path to the top, and it is my desire to write compelling stories about everything that I find of interest.
[ Above Am Compelling Desire Everything Find First Foothills Interest Just Novel Path See Stories Top Write]
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- The main thing I do now is I coach kids, and all of these stories along the way are based in reality.
[ Along Based Coach Kids Main Now Reality Stories These Thing Way]
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- I loved the Little Lulu stories, where she would fantasize that her bedroom rug would turn into a pool of water, and she could dive down into the center of the world.
[ Bedroom Center Could Dive Down Fantasize Her Into Little Loved Lulu Pool Rug She Stories Turn Water Where World Would]
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- Every age sort of has its own history. History is really the stories that we retell to ourselves to make them relevant to every age. So we put our own values and our own spin on it.
[ Age Every History Make Our Ourselves Own Put Really Relevant Sort Spin Stories Them Values]
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- Well, I suppose I'm interested in ways of storytelling and in stories that are about storytelling.
[ Interested Stories Storytelling Suppose Ways Well]
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- But if you really love to write and you really love to tell stories and you really love to draw, you just have to keep doing it no matter what anybody says.
[ Anybody Doing Draw Just Keep Love Matter Really Says Stories Tell Write]
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- If you really want to tell stories, do it and don't be dissuaded.
[ Really Stories Tell Want]
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- Tell me, why is the media here so negative? Why are we in India so embarrassed to recognise our own strengths, our achievements? We are such a great nation. We have so many amazing success stories but we refuse to acknowledge them. Why?
[ Achievements Acknowledge Amazing Embarrassed Great Here India Many Media Nation Negative Our Own Recognise Refuse Stories Strengths Success Such Tell Them Why]
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- I was hired to do as many Boy Commando, Newsboy Legion, and Sandman stories as I could.
[ Boy Could Hired Legion Many Stories]
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- For English assignments I was constantly coming up with these strange adventure stories... But I actually wanted to be an artist, or maybe work in the comic book industry.
[ Actually Adventure Artist Assignments Book Comic Coming Constantly English Industry Maybe Stories Strange These Up Wanted Work]
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- I've had a lot of very positive feedback about those stories, and seem to have struck upon something that most people feel. I can also tap dance, and don't know many other authors who can.
[ Also Authors Dance Feedback Feel Had Know Lot Many Most Other Positive Seem Something Stories Struck Tap Those Upon Very]
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- Unlike life, you've got more or less complete control over what's going on in your stories. That's not to say you can make characters do whatever you want them to - they usually have a life of their own if you've done your job properly.
[ Characters Complete Control Done Going Got Job Less Life Make More Over Own Properly Say Stories Their Them Unlike Usually Want Whatever Your]
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- Not exactly but I get inspiration from stories which are unconventional.
[ Exactly Get Inspiration Stories Unconventional Which]
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- Despite all the technical improvements, it still boils down to a man or a woman and a microphone, playing music, sharing stories, talking about issues - communicating with an audience.
[ Audience Boils Communicating Despite Down Improvements Issues Man Microphone Music Playing Sharing Still Stories Talking Technical Woman]
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- That something extra, I believe, is a certain humanity that comes from upbeat and positive human interest letters and success stories. Advertisers like to be associated with those qualities.
[ Advertisers Associated Believe Certain Comes Extra Human Humanity Interest Letters Positive Qualities Something Stories Success Those Upbeat]
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- The stories are success stories. The letters from listeners often touch the heart and can be inspiring.
[ Heart Inspiring Letters Listeners Often Stories Success Touch]
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- We tell stories. We talk about statistics. And in 1978, we added an element of the show that gave it its heartbeat: the long distance dedication.
[ Added Dedication Distance Element Gave Heartbeat Long Show Statistics Stories Talk Tell]
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- Basically, radio hasn't changed over the years. Despite all the technical improvements, it still boils down to a man or a woman and a microphone, playing music, sharing stories, talking about issues - communicating with an audience.
[ Audience Basically Boils Changed Communicating Despite Down Hasn Improvements Issues Man Microphone Music Over Playing Radio Sharing Still Stories Talking Technical Woman Years]
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- I'd like to feel that an advertiser gets something extra when they advertise with us - a certain humanity that comes from upbeat and positive human interest letters and success stories.
[ Advertise Advertiser Certain Comes Extra Feel Gets Human Humanity Interest Letters Positive Something Stories Success Upbeat Us]
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- The first syndicating I tried was when two partners and I created a production company in 1952. We wanted to syndicate famous Bible stories and sell them for $25 a show.
[ Bible Company Created Famous First Partners Production Sell Show Stories Syndicate Them Tried Two Wanted]
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- I have no spy stories to tell, because I saw no spies. Nor did I understand, at that time, any opposition between American and Russian national interest.
[ American Any Because Between Did Interest National Nor Opposition Russian Saw Spies Spy Stories Tell Time Understand]
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- A lot of names in America and Europe have their roots in Latin and Greek words. A lot of them go back to archetypes and their stories.
[ America Archetypes Back Europe Go Greek Latin Lot Names Roots Stories Their Them Words]
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- Most religious stories and mythologies have some sort of similar root, some sort of global archetypes.
[ Archetypes Global Most Mythologies Religious Root Similar Some Sort Stories]
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- I wanted to write about what we were doing at the French Laundry, the recipes and the stories.
[ Doing French Laundry Recipes Stories Wanted Were Write]
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- It was definitely a part of our life. I mean, my mom had both her brothers and her fiancee in Vietnam at the same time, so it wasn't just my dad's story, it was my mom's story too. And we definitely grew up listening to the stories.
[ Both Brothers Dad Definitely Fiancee Grew Had Her Just Life Listening Mean Mom Our Part Same Stories Story Time Too Up Vietnam]
Topic: War
- To hell with facts! We need stories!
[ Facts Hell Need Stories]
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- I know that to write you have to have stories you want to tell. You have to keep your mind alive, and you have to work hard.
[ Alive Hard Keep Know Mind Stories Tell Want Work Write Your]
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- Salary stories are intrusive. Do you ask your neighbour what they earn for their job?
[ Ask Earn Intrusive Job Neighbour Salary Stories Their Your]
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- Concepts, like individuals, have their histories and are just as incapable of withstanding the ravages of time as are individuals. But in and through all this they retain a kind of homesickness for the scenes of their childhood.
[ Childhood Concepts Histories Homesickness Incapable Individuals Just Kind Ravages Retain Scenes Their Through Time]
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- It was a very emotional dinner... Everyone shared personal stories about her and gave her words of encouragement and inspiration. Everyone tried to remain positive.
[ Dinner Emotional Encouragement Everyone Gave Her Inspiration Personal Positive Remain Shared Stories Tried Very Words]
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- Les Miserables is one of my favorite stories.
[ Favorite Les Stories]
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- To us, basing stories on christianity is the same as basing stories on Roman mythology, Native American folklore, or unsubstantiated government conspiracies.
[ American Basing Christianity Conspiracies Folklore Government Mythology Native Roman Same Stories Us]
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- I think I'm more bonded, emotionally and in a craft sense, to films that tell extraordinary stories about extraordinary destinies.
[ Bonded Craft Destinies Emotionally Extraordinary Films More Sense Stories Tell Think]
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- If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.
[ Forgotten Form History Never Stories Taught Were Would]
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- I have some great stories and I will get around to writing a book.
[ Around Book Get Great Some Stories Will Writing]
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- I like good stories above all else... and kickin' art really goes the final stretch to ensure a comic is good.
[ Above Art Comic Else Ensure Final Goes Good Really Stories Stretch]
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- I invented the psychological histories and the relationship between Jack and Susan Stanton. I didn't know anything about the Clintons. I don't know more about the Clintons' marriage than you do.
[ Anything Between Histories Invented Jack Know Marriage More Psychological Relationship Stanton Susan Than]
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- But to do it professionally is a quantum leap difference and my father had to be persuaded by these kind of Ivy League professors that I should go to the Yale Drama School, another one of the stories in there.
[ Another Difference Drama Father Go Had Ivy Kind League Leap Persuaded Professionally Professors Quantum School Should Stories These Yale]
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- I was fortunate that I was at newspapers for eight years, where I wrote at least five or six stories every week. You get used to interviewing lots of different people about a lot of different things. And they aren't things you know about until you do the story.
[ Different Eight Every Five Fortunate Get Interviewing Know Least Lot Lots Newspapers Six Stories Story Things Until Used Week Where Wrote Years]
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- All stories should have some honesty and truth in them, otherwise you're just playing about.
[ Honesty Just Otherwise Playing Should Some Stories Them Truth]
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- I made a rule for myself that the only television things I would do would be my own stories.
[ Made Myself Only Own Rule Stories Television Things Would]
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- The subject matter of the stories on the surface... there seem to be a number of stories about travel.
[ Matter Number Seem Stories Subject Surface Travel]
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- Now, what tends to happen is that the stories get hyped. And the medicines are not quite as revolutionary and as dramatic as they seem to be. But, certainly, various phases of this problem are being attacked by the pharmaceutical companies.
[ Attacked Being Certainly Companies Dramatic Get Happen Hyped Medicines Now Pharmaceutical Phases Problem Quite Revolutionary Seem Stories Tends Various]
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- People shouldn't expect the mass media to do investigative stories. That job belongs to the 'fringe' media.
[ Belongs Expect Fringe Investigative Job Mass Media Stories]
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- Kids cannot follow stories. They don't know what the hell is going on in a cartoon. They like to see funny visual things happening.
[ Cannot Cartoon Follow Funny Going Happening Hell Kids Know See Stories Things Visual]
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- I'm trying to deal with ideas about histories, fame, hearsay, and how public identities are constructed.
[ Constructed Deal Fame Hearsay Histories How Ideas Identities Public Trying]
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- I think all those people I did stories about measured their own success by the joy their work was giving them.
[ Did Giving Joy Measured Own Stories Success Their Them Think Those Work]
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- It was so much fun to have the freedom to wander America, with no assignments. For 25 or 30 years I never had an assignment. These were all stories I wanted to do myself.
[ America Assignment Assignments Freedom Fun Had Much Myself Never Stories These Wander Wanted Were Years]
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- You start as an audience member and create a world you're interested in, and then you move into the telling of those stories, bringing what has interested you as an audience member.
[ Audience Bringing Create Interested Into Member Move Start Stories Telling Then Those World]
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- The whole Haley-Nathan marriage deal was a pretty good twist huh? I hope we got all of you with it. That particular story line even suprised me when I read it, it's a good one and it'll provide for some good stories to come.
[ Come Deal Even Good Got Hope Huh Line Marriage Particular Pretty Provide Read Some Stories Story Twist Whole]
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- I can't tell you exactly how I found it. It was just a process of writing a lot of stories and reading a lot of stories that I admired and just working and working until the sentences sounded right and I was satisfied with them.
[ Admired Exactly Found How Just Lot Process Reading Right Satisfied Sentences Sounded Stories Tell Them Until Working Writing]
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- I would not send a first story anywhere. I would give myself time to write a number of stories.
[ Anywhere First Give Myself Number Send Stories Story Time Would Write]
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- I've seen novels that have grown out of one story in a collection. But it hasn't occurred to me to take any of those stories and build on them. They seem very finished for me, so I don't feel like going back and dredging them up.
[ Any Back Build Collection Feel Finished Going Grown Hasn Novels Occurred Out Seem Seen Stories Story Take Them Those Up Very]
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- Interpreter of Maladies is the title of one of the stories in the book. And the phrase itself was something I thought of before I even wrote that story.
[ Before Book Even Interpreter Itself Maladies Phrase Something Stories Story Thought Title Wrote]
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- It's easy to set a story anywhere if you get a good guidebook and get some basic street names, and some descriptions, but, for me, yes, I am indebted to my travels to India for several of the stories.
[ Am Anywhere Basic Descriptions Easy Get Good Indebted India Names Set Several Some Stories Story Street Travels Yes]
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- I was born an only child in Vienna, Austria. My father found hours to sit by me by the library fire and tell fairy stories.
[ Austria Born Child Fairy Father Fire Found Hours Library Only Sit Stories Tell Vienna]
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- Human behavior in the midst of hardship caught my attention very early on, and my first stories were all pictures, no words.
[ Attention Behavior Caught Early First Hardship Human Midst Pictures Stories Very Were Words]
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- Love stories are probably all I've ever been able to write or want to write.
[ Able Been Ever Love Probably Stories Want Write]
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- I enjoy doing romantic stories. I've done a lot of them.
[ Doing Done Enjoy Lot Romantic Stories Them]
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- In families there is always the mythology. My father died when my kids were quite young still, and yet they still tell his stories. That is how a person lives on.
[ Always Died Families Father His How Kids Lives Mythology Person Quite Still Stories Tell Were Yet Young]
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- I have heard repeated stories of meth users leaving their children unattended for days as they cook, use and then sleep off the intense effects of methamphetamine.
[ Children Cook Days Effects Heard Intense Leaving Off Repeated Sleep Stories Their Then Unattended Use Users]
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- Crime stories are, as you know, one of the most popular forms of entertainment that exist. If you then try to have something to say... that I have, of course.
[ Course Crime Entertainment Exist Forms Know Most Popular Say Something Stories Then Try]
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- I know what kind of things I myself have been irritated by in detective stories. They are often about one or two persons, but they don't describe anything in the society outside.
[ Anything Been Describe Detective Irritated Kind Know Myself Often Outside Persons Society Stories Things Two]
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- Writing detective stories is about writing light literature, for entertainment. It isn't primarily a question of writing propaganda or classical literature.
[ Classical Detective Entertainment Light Literature Primarily Propaganda Question Stories Writing]
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- Animation is the one type of movie that really does play for the entire audience. Our challenge is to make stories that connect for kids and adults.
[ Adults Animation Audience Challenge Connect Does Entire Kids Make Movie Our Play Really Stories Type]
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- Sometimes string figures were used to illustrate stories, as in the case of an Eskimo example that depicts a man catching a salmon. Sometimes they had magic or religious significance.
[ Case Catching Example Figures Had Illustrate Magic Man Religious Salmon Significance Sometimes Stories String Used Were]
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- I live in New York City, the stories of my films take place in New York; I'm a New York filmmaker.
[ City Filmmaker Films Live New Place Stories Take York]
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- As a child, my mother told me lots of fairy stories, many her own invention. She, too, tended to reverse the norm.
[ Child Fairy Her Invention Lots Many Mother Norm Own Reverse She Stories Tended Told Too]
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- Writers tell stories better, because they've had more practice, but everyone has a book in them. Yes, that old cliche.
[ Because Better Book Cliche Everyone Had More Old Practice Stories Tell Them Writers Yes]
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- Writing is writing, and stories are stories. Perhaps the only true genres are fiction and non-fiction. And even there, who can be sure?
[ Even Fiction Genres Non-Fiction Only Perhaps Stories Sure True Writing]
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- Most of the stories I have covered in 45 years have been gray stories.
[ Been Covered Gray Most Stories Years]
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- There are very few really stark black and white stories.
[ Black Few Really Stark Stories Very White]
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- There are only really a few stories to tell in the end, and betrayal and the failure of love is one of those good stories to tell.
[ Betrayal End Failure Few Good Love Only Really Stories Tell Those]
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- We have all read tragic stories in our local papers about gun accidents as a result of misuse. As lawmakers we can better promote safety and responsibility by encouraging gun owners to purchase gun safes to store firearms and keep them from falling into the wrong hands.
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- While tributes to Americans who had lost their lives in battle had been held in a number of towns across the nation, one of the more well-known stories about the beginnings of Memorial Day is the story about General John Logan.
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- I've received a lot of positive feedback from both the secular and Christian markets. People seem to be receiving it with open arms and hearts, and are interested in the stories I want to share about my relationship with God and my faith.
[ Arms Both Christian Faith Feedback God Hearts Interested Lot Markets Open Positive Received Receiving Relationship Secular Seem Share Stories Want]
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- Some of the most important stories don't lend themselves to television treatment.
[ Important Lend Most Some Stories Television Themselves Treatment]
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- Television's not going read stories to you.
[ Going Read Stories Television]
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- I don't think I can tell any stories about how I lived in a van in Alaska. I grew up in the suburbs, I even had my own room. We weren't poor. Everything was very normal.
[ Alaska Any Even Everything Grew Had How Lived Normal Own Poor Room Stories Suburbs Tell Think Up Van Very Weren]
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- The shows are so different from each other, depending on whether I play with my band, Nine Stories, other musicians, an orchestra, only one or two members of my band.
[ Band Depending Different Each Members Musicians Nine Only Orchestra Other Play Shows Stories Two Whether]
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- But other vampire stories? Well, no, I really haven't read too many, and I can't say I'm crazy about romantic vampires anyway - to me the vampire is simply an evil monster.
[ Anyway Crazy Evil Haven Many Monster Other Read Really Romantic Say Simply Stories Too Vampire Vampires Well]
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- Recounting their histories, people often sound like interested bystanders to their own lives.
[ Histories Interested Lives Often Own Recounting Sound Their]
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- I didn't make any money from my writing until much later. I published about 80 stories for nothing. I spent on literature.
[ Any Later Literature Make Money Much Nothing Published Spent Stories Until Writing]
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- There are no heroes in most of my stories. I look at our society with a critical eye and find nothing extraordinary in the people I see.
[ Critical Extraordinary Eye Find Heroes Look Most Nothing Our See Society Stories]
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- We used the Western style to express our own themes and stories. But don't forget that our heritage includes The Thousand and One Nights.
[ Express Forget Heritage Includes Nights Our Own Stories Style Themes Thousand Used Western]
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- It can certainly happen that characters in more sophisticated stories can "take over" as they develop and change the author's original ideas. Well, it certainly happens to me at times.
[ Author Certainly Change Characters Develop Happen Happens Ideas More Original Over Sophisticated Stories Take Times Well]
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- It is a good idea to know which publishers publish which stories. For example, there is no sense in sending a picture book text to a publisher who does not publish picture books.
[ Book Books Does Example Good Idea Know Picture Publish Publisher Publishers Sending Sense Stories Text Which]
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- Writing for young children I find I often use particular jokes with words and exaggerated, funny events, but some of these haunt the more complex stories for older children too.
[ Children Complex Events Exaggerated Find Funny Haunt Jokes More Often Older Particular Some Stories These Too Use Words Writing Young]
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- The histories of mankind are histories only of the higher classes.
[ Classes Higher Histories Mankind Only]
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- Yeah I'm telling real stories, but if you pick up a documentary on strippers, you're going to want to see some stripping, so we definitely got that in there.
[ Definitely Documentary Going Got Pick Real See Some Stories Strippers Stripping Telling Up Want Yeah]
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- Everything runs its course. We had told a lot of stories that happened in our life. My kid was getting older, and we were running out of stories to tell.
[ Course Everything Getting Had Happened Kid Life Lot Older Our Out Running Runs Stories Tell Told Were]
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- We sat down and told stories that happened to us in our childhood, to our children. They were all basically based on the truth. These stories were funny and poignant to us. They just took off. These are all stories from my life.
[ Based Basically Childhood Children Down Funny Happened Just Life Off Our Poignant Sat Stories These Told Took Truth Us Were]
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- Hugh Everett's work has been described by many people in terms of many worlds, the idea being that every one of the various alternative histories, branching histories, is assigned some sort of reality.
[ Alternative Assigned Been Being Described Every Histories Hugh Idea Many Reality Some Sort Terms Various Work Worlds]
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- If we look at the way the universe behaves, quantum mechanics gives us fundamental, unavoidable indeterminacy, so that alternative histories of the universe can be assigned probability.
[ Alternative Assigned Behaves Fundamental Gives Histories Indeterminacy Look Mechanics Probability Quantum Unavoidable Universe Us Way]
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- Every story was being made up. My true friends weren't the ones speaking. It was people who never knew me, making up stories. Even my local paper put a $1,000 bounty out for information about my whereabouts.
[ Being Bounty Even Every Friends Information Knew Local Made Making Never Ones Out Paper Put Speaking Stories Story True Up Weren Whereabouts]
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- And I think it's very rare to have good stories, well written comedies.
[ Comedies Good Rare Stories Think Very Well Written]
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- When you direct your first film, you always start by telling stories that you are familiar with.
[ Always Direct Familiar Film First Start Stories Telling Your]
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- We make the oldest stories new when we succeed, and we are trapped by the old stories when we fail.
[ Fail Make New Old Oldest Stories Succeed Trapped]
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- In every age poets and social reformers have tried to stimulate the people of their own time to a nobler life by enchanting stories of the virtues of the heroes of old.
[ Age Enchanting Every Heroes Life Nobler Old Own Poets Reformers Social Stimulate Stories Their Time Tried Virtues]
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- I like real stories.
[ Real Stories]
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- Now that he has disavowed as outright lies many of the stories he told himself, it's hard to know what to make of those who still insist that David Brock had it right the first time.
[ David First Had Hard Himself Insist Know Lies Make Many Now Outright Right Still Stories Those Time Told]
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- If I told you about all the stories I don't tell, I would be violating the very boundaries I set for myself.
[ Boundaries Myself Set Stories Tell Told Very Violating Would]
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- To share our stories is not only a worthwhile endeavor for the storyteller, but for those who hear our stories and feel less alone because of it.
[ Alone Because Endeavor Feel Hear Less Only Our Share Stories Storyteller Those Worthwhile]
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- Women writers have been told, forever, that our stories were not valuable. Not as valuable as men's stories about wars, business, power.
[ Been Business Forever Men Our Power Stories Told Valuable Wars Were Women Writers]
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- We all know that Social Security is one of this country's greatest success stories in the 20th century.
[ Century Country Greatest Know Security Social Stories Success]
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- One of the main things I do is focus on ideas and what stories we decide to tell, but probably the biggest part of my job I'd say is working on the storyboards.
[ Biggest Decide Focus Ideas Job Main Part Probably Say Stories Tell Things Working]
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- I'm drawn particularly to stories that evolve out of the character of the protagonist.
[ Character Drawn Evolve Out Particularly Protagonist Stories]
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- But again, I put in my time with Marvel and DC so there was that period of my life of trying to learn how to draw and tell stories in a proper fashion.
[ Again Dc Draw Fashion How Learn Life Marvel Period Proper Put Stories Tell Time Trying]
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- It works in the comic book, but as the audiences have gotten older and more sophisticated, I think the stories need to grow up with them. This is a story about a couple of rival gangs and what goes wrong in a couple of days.
[ Audiences Book Comic Couple Days Gangs Goes Gotten Grow More Need Older Rival Sophisticated Stories Story Them Think Up Works Wrong]
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- I want to write a book of poetry, as well as children's stories.
[ Book Children Poetry Stories Want Well Write]
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- I think there's a great difference in consciousness in that same way in that when we're young we read books for the story, for the excitement of the story - and there comes a time when you realise that all stories are more or less the same story.
[ Books Comes Consciousness Difference Excitement Great Less More Read Realise Same Stories Story Think Time Way Young]
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- But what I did think would be interesting is if we created a fictitious story of our own, and then took these stories that we had collected and assigned them to characters who would be played by actors.
[ Actors Assigned Characters Collected Created Did Fictitious Had Interesting Our Own Played Stories Story Them Then These Think Took Would]
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- They were kind of like little Stephen King stories... but these go back many hundreds of years.
[ Back Go Hundreds Kind King Little Many Stephen Stories These Were Years]
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- My stories are character driven.
[ Character Driven Stories]
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- The movies that influenced me were movies that told their stories through pictures more than words.
[ Influenced More Movies Pictures Stories Than Their Through Told Were Words]
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- If you take the more general role of going to local stations around the country in Montana or South Carolina or wherever, and start in the local news, it's a lot more difficult to get to the stories that you want to really cover.
[ Around Carolina Country Cover Difficult General Get Going Local Lot Montana More News Really Role South Start Stations Stories Take Want Wherever]
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- I allow an area for improvisation because the chemical things actors bring to stories make it not work.
[ Actors Allow Area Because Bring Chemical Improvisation Make Stories Things Work]
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- That's what I think musicals will come to. No backstage stories, nothing of that sort.
[ Backstage Come Musicals Nothing Sort Stories Think Will]
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- When I entered college, it was to study liberal arts. At the University of Pennsylvania, I studied English literature, but I fell in love with broadcasting, with telling stories about other people's exploits.
[ Arts Broadcasting College English Entered Exploits Fell Liberal Literature Love Other Pennsylvania Stories Studied Study Telling University]
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- New York in a way functions as another character within the story, as it does within most of Woody Allen's stories.
[ Allen Another Character Does Functions Most New Stories Story Way Within Woody York]
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- For example, Michael Mann's film Collateral - there is certain kinds of stories that lend themselves to digital photography. Some things are very raw stories that digital photography kind of lends itself to.
[ Certain Collateral Digital Example Film Itself Kind Kinds Lend Lends Mann Michael Photography Raw Some Stories Themselves Things Very]
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- I like stories that are not normal, everyday lives. I don't personally seek them out, but they find me.
[ Everyday Find Lives Normal Out Personally Seek Stories Them]
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- I actually feel that the different kinds of stories come out of different parts of my brain.
[ Actually Brain Come Different Feel Kinds Out Parts Stories]
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- Among the reasons people keep sad stories to themselves is that they do not want anyone to feel sorry for them. I don't. I don't want you to feel sorry for me.
[ Among Anyone Feel Keep Reasons Sad Sorry Stories Them Themselves Want]
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- Orlando's a part of me. The next guy's a part of me. And the next guy's a part of me. That's all I'm trying to do, is tell cool stories that people can relate to.
[ Cool Guy Next Orlando Part Relate Stories Tell Trying]
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- I'm most interested in working and learning from different people and telling good stories.
[ Different Good Interested Learning Most Stories Telling Working]
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- Young writers only take off when they find their subjects. Since almost everyone has a family and stories about family, that is often a place to start.
[ Almost Everyone Family Find Off Often Only Place Since Start Stories Subjects Take Their Writers Young]
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- I'm interested in stories and the dark side of peoples' minds.
[ Dark Interested Minds Peoples Side Stories]
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- Stories come from other shows at other studios where only 2,000 rounds were actually used and the money for the other 3,000 went right into the studio pockets. Corners were cut and that production suffered. Knock wood, that hasn't happened to us.
[ Actually Come Corners Cut Happened Hasn Into Knock Money Only Other Pockets Production Right Rounds Shows Stories Studio Studios Suffered Us Used Went Were Where Wood]
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- In independent film you tend to have stories that involve more of a community, and the smaller characters are important to the story.
[ Characters Community Film Important Independent Involve More Smaller Stories Story Tend]
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- So what I do now is to pre-empt that by making the up into a virtue, and telling funny stories about how crap I am before people have a chance to notice it for themselves and think maybe I haven't realised.
[ Am Before Chance Crap Funny Haven How Into Making Maybe Notice Now Realised Stories Telling Themselves Think Up Virtue]
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- Stories about Diana's fashions, about possible rows between Charles and Diana, these were meat and drink.
[ Between Charles Diana Drink Fashions Meat Possible Rows Stories These Were]
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- There are lots of stories about my culture that I think bring a whole other perspective to who we are and where we have been and how we got here that I think need to be done.
[ Been Bring Culture Done Got Here How Lots Need Other Perspective Stories Think Where Whole]
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- Getting on stage is a bonus, that's my therapy, that's when I can tell stories and it all makes sense.
[ Bonus Getting Makes Sense Stage Stories Tell Therapy]
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- I don't think you really can send an exact message, because any two viewers are so disparate, in terms of their backgrounds, their point of view, their histories, that there's no telling what that message might be.
[ Any Backgrounds Because Disparate Exact Histories Message Might Point Really Send Telling Terms Their Think Two View Viewers]
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- Babylon 5 is probably the biggest, most ambitious television science fiction series ever made. It's one big novel told over five years with 110 different stories told within it.
[ Ambitious Babylon Big Biggest Different Ever Fiction Five Made Most Novel Over Probably Science Series Stories Television Told Within Years]
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- Memory is the way we keep telling ourselves our stories - and telling other people a somewhat different version of our stories.
[ Different Keep Memory Other Our Ourselves Somewhat Stories Telling Version Way]
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- The stories are not autobiographical, but they're personal in that way. I seem to know only the things that I've learned. Probably some things through observation, but what I feel I know surely is personal.
[ Autobiographical Feel Know Learned Observation Only Personal Probably Seem Some Stories Surely Things Through Way]
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- In Japan they prefer the realistic style. They like answers and conclusions, but my stories have none. I want to leave them wide open to every possibility. I think my readers understand that openness.
[ Answers Conclusions Every Japan Leave None Open Openness Possibility Prefer Readers Realistic Stories Style Them Think Understand Want Wide]
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- I see the tool set being the same and maybe doing virtual movies and that's fine for some stories but not for others. And maybe make all CG movies but they are already doing it.
[ Already Being Doing Fine Make Maybe Movies Others Same See Set Some Stories Tool Virtual]
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- I am constantly getting letters from inconsistancies in the back stories of these characters.
[ Am Back Characters Constantly Getting Letters Stories These]
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- All my stories are webs of style and none seems at first blush to contain much kinetic matter. For me style is matter.
[ Blush Contain First Kinetic Matter Much None Seems Stories Style Webs]
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- There's a lot of peer pressure to not do positive stories out of Iraq... I think there's a sense that the administration got a pass during the hot days of war and now that the war is over it's time to even out the deck somewhat.
[ Administration Days Deck During Even Got Hot Iraq Lot Now Out Over Pass Peer Positive Pressure Sense Somewhat Stories Think Time War]
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- I want to present interesting stories that don't qualify themselves just by virtue of their ethnographic type.
[ Interesting Just Present Qualify Stories Their Themselves Type Virtue Want]
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- It is important to tell good stories. You can tell stories even if they are not huge, epic, and wonderful. You can still take the responsibility for being a scribe of your tribe.
[ Being Epic Even Good Huge Important Responsibility Still Stories Take Tell Tribe Wonderful Your]
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- I like good stories. Quality products and character are what's important. Even if the script isn't that strong, if I challenge myself with a great character, I'll go for it.
[ Challenge Character Even Go Good Great Important Myself Products Quality Script Stories Strong]
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- Shakespeare tells the same stories over and over in so many guises that it takes a long time before you notice.
[ Before Guises Long Many Notice Over Same Shakespeare Stories Takes Tells Time]
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- When modern writers gave up telling stories, they gave up the greatest thing we had.
[ Gave Greatest Had Modern Stories Telling Thing Up Writers]
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- And every friend I've got has been writing Mars stories. It was pretty clear I'd never catch up.
[ Been Catch Clear Every Friend Got Mars Never Pretty Stories Up Writing]
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- I've got five or six unpublished stories kicking around looking for somebody to buy them.
[ Around Buy Five Got Kicking Looking Six Somebody Stories Them Unpublished]
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- In the villages in Europe, there are still healers who tell stories.
[ Europe Healers Still Stories Tell Villages]
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- Most politicians - those people who live, eat and breathe politics - like to sit around and talk about politics and tell political war stories. Reagan didn't do that. His war stories were movie war stories and Hollywood war stories. He loved that.
[ Around Breathe Eat His Hollywood Live Loved Most Movie Political Politicians Politics Reagan Sit Stories Talk Tell Those War Were]
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- If you're older you want to tell stories about the pool of human life and living and to communicate, not only to your age group but to do an age group that can begin to understand, that has enough experience of life far beyond the taste of life.
[ Age Begin Beyond Communicate Enough Experience Far Group Human Life Living Older Only Pool Stories Taste Tell Understand Want Your]
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- All my stories are about the action of grace on a character who is not very willing to support it, but most people think of these stories as hard, hopeless and brutal.
[ Action Brutal Character Grace Hard Hopeless Most Stories Support These Think Very Willing]
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- Stories can conquer fear, you know. They can make the heart bigger.
[ Bigger Conquer Fear Heart Know Make Stories]
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- The greatest religions convert the world through stories.
[ Convert Greatest Religions Stories Through World]
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- You see, I was told stories, we were all told stories as kids in Nigeria. We had to tell stories that would keep one another interested, and you weren't allowed to tell stories that everybody else knew. You had to dream up new ones.
[ Allowed Another Dream Else Everybody Had Interested Keep Kids Knew New Nigeria Ones See Stories Tell Told Up Were Weren Would]
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- I was endorsed by many corporations to work with their people. Since I had several hundred successful case histories, I realized that it was really valuable and everybody should have access to the information, so I started teaching seminars to groups of people.
[ Access Case Corporations Endorsed Everybody Groups Had Histories Hundred Information Many Realized Really Seminars Several Should Since Started Successful Teaching Their Valuable Work]
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- I have some shorter stories coming out in other books early next year. I might be pitching a re-vamp of Ghost Rider in the spring. We'll see.
[ Books Coming Early Ghost Might Next Other Out Pitching Rider See Shorter Some Spring Stories Year]
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- People don't want their lives fixed. Nobody wants their problems solved. Their dramas. Their distractions. Their stories resolved. Their messed cleaned up. Because what would they have left? Just the big scary unknown.
[ Because Big Cleaned Distractions Dramas Fixed Just Left Lives Messed Nobody Problems Resolved Scary Solved Stories Their Unknown Up Want Wants Would]
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- Sometimes I think I'm a one-trick pony because I'm not very inventive about new ways of telling stories.
[ Because Inventive New Pony Sometimes Stories Telling Think Very Ways]
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- I always look at films as real stories with real people in real situations. That's why I struggle with the whole notion of calling someone the 'good guy' or the 'bad guy,' because I think we all have potential to do good things and all have the potential to do bad things.
[ Always Bad Because Calling Films Good Guy Look Notion Potential Real Situations Someone Stories Struggle Things Think Whole Why]
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- I decided I was going to tell these stories. I went around and met Crumb. He was the cartoonist. I started realizing comics weren't just kid stuff.
[ Around Cartoonist Comics Crumb Decided Going Just Kid Met Realizing Started Stories Stuff Tell These Went Weren]
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- The seaman tells stories of winds, the ploughman of bulls; the soldier details his wounds, the shepherd his sheep.
[ Bulls Details His Seaman Sheep Shepherd Soldier Stories Tells Winds Wounds]
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- The best leaders... almost without exception and at every level, are master users of stories and symbols.
[ Almost Best Every Exception Leaders Level Master Stories Symbols Users Without]
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- There are a lot of good stories out there, but I haven't found too many great scripts.
[ Found Good Great Haven Lot Many Out Scripts Stories Too]
Topic:
- A Republic without parties is a complete anomaly. The histories of all popular governments show absurd is the idea of their attempting to exist without parties.
[ Absurd Anomaly Attempting Complete Exist Governments Histories Idea Parties Popular Republic Show Their Without]
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- In terms of stories I would buy for a science fiction magazine, if they take place in the future, that might do it.
[ Buy Fiction Future Magazine Might Place Science Stories Take Terms Would]
Topic:
- Stories where the author has known very little, but run a computer program that tells him how to construct a planet, and looked up specific things about rocketry and so on, really suck.
[ Author Computer Construct Him How Known Little Looked Planet Program Really Run Specific Stories Suck Tells Things Up Very Where]
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- The head of Fermilab was reading Astonishing Stories when he was ten.
[ Astonishing Head Reading Stories Ten]
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- Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
[ Dogs Examples Fidelity Friends Full Histories More Than]
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- There is no history of mankind, there are only many histories of all kinds of aspects of human life. And one of these is the history of political power. This is elevated into the history of the world.
[ Aspects Elevated Histories History Human Into Kinds Life Mankind Many Only Political Power These World]
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- I tend to lean toward strong female stories. I want to make things that don't already exist out there.
[ Already Exist Female Lean Make Out Stories Strong Tend Things Toward Want]
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- And meanwhile, the storytellers like me and Anderson, Silverberg... we tell stories. People like them. They want to know how it comes out, they want to know what the ending is.
[ Anderson Comes Ending How Know Meanwhile Out Stories Storytellers Tell Them Want]
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- Many interviewers when they come to talk to me, think they're being progressive by not mentioning in their stories any longer that I'm black. I tell them, 'Don't stop now. If I shot somebody you'd mention it.'
[ Any Being Black Come Longer Many Mention Mentioning Now Progressive Shot Somebody Stop Stories Talk Tell Their Them Think]
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- I felt the need to tell stories to understand myself.
[ Felt Myself Need Stories Tell Understand]
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- I had stories that needed more space than the hour and a half or two hours a movie gives you.
[ Gives Had Half Hour Hours More Movie Needed Space Stories Than Two]
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- My stories are very somber, so I think I need the comic ingredient. Besides, life has so much humor.
[ Besides Comic Humor Ingredient Life Much Need Somber Stories Think Very]
Topic:
- The writer of stories or of novels settles on men and imitates them; he exhausts the possibilities of his characters.
[ Characters Exhausts His Imitates Men Novels Possibilities Settles Stories Them Writer]
Topic:
- Many novelists take well-defined, precise characters, whose stories are sometimes of mediocre interest, and place them in an important historical context, which remains secondary in spite of everything.
[ Characters Context Everything Historical Important Interest Many Mediocre Novelists Place Precise Remains Secondary Sometimes Spite Stories Take Them Well-Defined Which Whose]
Topic:
- There have been only rare moments in history where individual histories were able to run their course without wars or revolutions.
[ Able Been Course Histories History Individual Moments Only Rare Revolutions Run Their Wars Were Where Without]
Topic:
- I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle and end.
[ Beginning Clear End Ending Hard Learned Middle Now Perfect Poems Rhyme Some Stories Wanted Way]
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- That's what heroic stories do for us. They show us the way. They remind us of the good we are capable of.
[ Capable Good Heroic Remind Show Stories Us Way]
Topic:
- Most people don't know how to tell stories.
[ How Know Most Stories Tell]
Topic:
- I had developed this habit of writing scenarios as a hobby. I would find out which stories had been sold to be made into films and I would write my own treatment and then compare it.
[ Been Compare Developed Films Find Habit Had Hobby Into Made Out Own Scenarios Sold Stories Then Treatment Which Would Write Writing]
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- I've made seventeen or eighteen films now, only two of which have been original screenplays, all the others have been based on short stories or novels, and I find the long short story ideal for adaptation.
[ Adaptation Based Been Eighteen Films Find Ideal Long Made Novels Now Only Original Others Screenplays Seventeen Short Stories Story Two Which]
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- When I write an original story I write about people I know first-hand and situations I'm familiar with. I don't write stories about the nineteenth century.
[ Century Familiar First-Hand Know Nineteenth Original Situations Stories Story Write]
Topic:
- I have been a Christian all my life, but it's impossible to be so deeply involved in these stories without it making you think again, and without it making you consciously aware of the people involved.
[ Again Aware Been Christian Consciously Deeply Impossible Involved Life Making Stories These Think Without]
Topic:
- I read all these stories that I don't know anything about politics. But I must know something. I've had some good victories in Congress, and I've survived this town for four years.
[ Anything Congress Four Good Had Know Must Politics Read Some Something Stories Survived These Town Victories Years]
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- It's not like some movies where you're following a bunch of different stories you can cut around. There was nowhere to cut to. It's these guys. We're not cutting back to anybody else.
[ Anybody Around Back Bunch Cut Cutting Different Else Following Guys Movies Nowhere Some Stories These Where]
Topic:
- For me, acting was a way of releasing all of this stuff that I had inside - and a way for me to tell the stories of the people I knew, so that their spirit could live through me.
[ Acting Could Had Inside Knew Live Releasing Spirit Stories Stuff Tell Their Through Way]
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- I'm usually working on my own mythology, my own realm of created characters. Stories in mythology inspire me, though I may not be conscious of it.
[ Characters Conscious Created Inspire May Mythology Own Realm Stories Though Usually Working]
Topic:
- All the papers contained nothing but fantastic stories about the war. However, for several months we had been accustomed to war talk. We had so often packed our service trunks that the whole thing had become tedious.
[ Accustomed Become Been Contained Fantastic Had However Months Nothing Often Our Packed Papers Service Several Stories Talk Tedious Thing Trunks War Whole]
Topic:
- When I was little, I always used to like to tell stories cuz it was entertaining to people.
[ Always Cuz Entertaining Little Stories Tell Used]
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- I'm not so presumptuous to feel that they're gonna get it right away, get exactly what I have in mind. I hope that they'll enjoy looking at it at any rate, whatever it is. And that's why I started writing stories on my work.
[ Any Away Enjoy Exactly Feel Get Gonna Hope Looking Mind Presumptuous Rate Right Started Stories Whatever Why Work Writing]
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- After Lock, Stock, all these really nasty small town characters came knocking at my door trying to tell me stories, and somehow I ended up with this guy whose brother was feeding people to pigs, and that's what he did to get rid of people.
[ After Brother Came Characters Did Door Ended Feeding Get Guy Knocking Lock Nasty Pigs Really Rid Small Somehow Stock Stories Tell These Town Trying Up Whose]
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- The biggest stories in 2005 were the national disasters.
[ Biggest Disasters National Stories Were]
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- With years of experience doing whatever it takes to get to the bottom of each story, I am looking forward to covering the stories in the human dimension and impart the passion and visceral reactions the audience seeks.
[ Am Audience Bottom Covering Dimension Doing Each Experience Forward Get Human Impart Looking Passion Reactions Seeks Stories Story Takes Visceral Whatever Years]
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- I don't think you can write - at least not well - if you don't love stories, love the written word.
[ Least Love Stories Think Well Word Write Written]
Topic:
- Honestly we never lied to people about who we were. Usually the wackier interviews came to pass because the interview subjects, aware that we were Comedy Central, just wanted to get their stories out.
[ Aware Because Came Central Comedy Get Honestly Interview Interviews Just Lied Never Out Pass Stories Subjects Their Usually Wanted Were]
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- Last year, when we were in Mobile, Al., covering Hurricane Ivan, we heard the stories of poor people, many of them black stranded downtown because they had no way out.
[ Al Because Black Covering Downtown Had Heard Hurricane Ivan Last Many Mobile Out Poor Stories Stranded Them Way Were Year]
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- Why do you think the old stories tell of men who set out on great journeys to impress the gods? Because trying to impress people just isn't worth the time and effort.
[ Because Effort Gods Great Impress Journeys Just Men Old Out Set Stories Tell Think Time Trying Why Worth]
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- At first, I did stories on people who were maybe just eccentric. Omar was a natural progression from that.
[ Did Eccentric First Just Maybe Natural Omar Progression Stories Were]
Topic:
- I asked Ring Lardner the other day how he writes his short stories, and he said he wrote a few widely separated words or phrases on a piece of paper and then went back and filled in the spaces.
[ Asked Back Day Few Filled His How Other Paper Phrases Piece Ring Said Separated Short Spaces Stories Then Went Widely Words Writes Wrote]
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- The universe is made of stories, not of atoms.
[ Atoms Made Stories Universe]
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- Deconstructing the concept of race not only conflicts with people's tendency to classify and build family histories according to common descent but also ignores the work of biologists studying non-human species.
[ According Also Biologists Build Classify Common Concept Conflicts Descent Family Histories Ignores Only Race Species Studying Tendency Work]
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- By ignoring a lot of American culture you can write more interesting stories. Unfortunately, if you were writing about America as it is, you'd be writing about a lot of people sitting in front of television sets.
[ America American Culture Front Ignoring Interesting Lot More Sets Sitting Stories Television Unfortunately Were Write Writing]
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- I don't think there's a shortage of material in the world. Or in my head. I just pray for continued good health, because I've got other stories to tell.
[ Because Continued Good Got Head Health Just Material Other Pray Shortage Stories Tell Think World]
Topic:
- I looked back at some of my earlier published stories with genuine horror and remorse. I got thinking, How many extant copies might there be, who owns them, and do they keep their doors locked?
[ Back Copies Doors Earlier Extant Genuine Got Horror How Keep Locked Looked Many Might Owns Published Remorse Some Stories Their Them Thinking]
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- What does it feel like to be a parent? What does it feel like to be a child? And that's what stories do. They bring you there. They offer a dramatic explanation, which is always different from an expository explanation.
[ Always Bring Child Different Does Dramatic Explanation Feel Offer Parent Stories Which]
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- I have some good stories yet to tell.
[ Good Some Stories Tell Yet]
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- I wouldn't like to just do one story or one type of stories all the time.
[ Just Stories Story Time Type]
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- I think any journalist who spends time in a place realizes that there are lots of stories around beyond their primary story. You meet so many interesting people and have all kinds of experiences.
[ Any Around Beyond Experiences Interesting Journalist Kinds Lots Many Meet Place Primary Realizes Spends Stories Story Their Think Time]
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- A lot of sponsors over the years have left us. They've all come back. But they chose to leave us for a while because of stories we have done about them or their products or their friend's products or whatever.
[ Back Because Chose Come Done Friend Leave Left Lot Over Products Sponsors Stories Their Them Us Whatever While Years]
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- Don may yawn at the idea, which he often does, but the great thing about Don, he has confidence in me and Mike and Ed and Leslie and Steve, that we're not going go out and do stories that will put people to sleep.
[ Confidence Does Ed Go Going Great Idea Leslie May Mike Often Out Put Sleep Steve Stories Thing Which Will Yawn]
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- The Odyssey is, indeed, one of the greatest of all stories, it is the original romance of the West; but the Iliad, though a magnificent poem, is not much of a story.
[ Greatest Iliad Indeed Magnificent Much Odyssey Original Poem Romance Stories Story Though West]
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- The films that I've done before were original stories most of the time, I did two adaptations before this, but they were mostly original stories where I had complete freedom to evolve in the direction I wanted.
[ Adaptations Before Complete Did Direction Done Evolve Films Freedom Had Most Mostly Original Stories Time Two Wanted Were Where]
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- I try and make little stories. Whether it's with a pencil or with bits of records, it's really the same thing.
[ Bits Little Make Pencil Really Records Same Stories Thing Try Whether]
Topic:
- Be able to recognize many of the major constellations and know the stories behind them.
[ Able Behind Constellations Know Major Many Recognize Stories Them]
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- When I was really young I didn't know that there was such a thing as a screenwriter. I wrote stories.
[ Know Really Screenwriter Stories Such Thing Wrote Young]
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- I came up with new leads for game stories by being observant and clever, by using the many gifts of the English language to intrigue and hook a reader.
[ Being Came Clever English Game Gifts Hook Intrigue Language Leads Many New Observant Reader Stories Up Using]
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- I have broken a lot of stories.
[ Broken Lot Stories]
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- My grandparents told endless stories about the town they were from. It became an almost mythic place.
[ Almost Became Endless Grandparents Mythic Place Stories Told Town Were]
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- I had an idea in the beginning to do a book about some of the events that I had covered, just various stories that I've covered. Reporters spend a lot of time telling each other tales about how they covered stories, and that's what this book started out to be.
[ Beginning Book Covered Each Events Had How Idea Just Lot Other Out Reporters Some Spend Started Stories Tales Telling Time Various]
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- Ideally, I'd like every issue to include a diverse group of stories that meet the qualifications sketched above, but covering a wide range of specific matter and flavour.
[ Above Covering Diverse Every Flavour Group Ideally Include Issue Matter Meet Qualifications Range Sketched Specific Stories Wide]
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- Virtually every magazine, newspaper, TV station and cable channel is owned by a big corporation, and they've squashed stories that they don't want the public to know about.
[ Big Cable Channel Corporation Every Know Magazine Newspaper Owned Public Squashed Station Stories Tv Virtually Want]
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- I don't want to tell your story because you're a insensitive, self-centered moron. I've told a lot of stories about young people, and I always feel there's hope.
[ Always Because Feel Hope Insensitive Lot Moron Self-Centered Stories Story Tell Told Want Young Your]
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- I don't think they knew exactly where they were going with the character, but they lay those stories out ahead of time, so they had some idea where they wanted it to go.
[ Ahead Character Exactly Go Going Had Idea Knew Lay Out Some Stories Think Those Time Wanted Were Where]
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- But, you know there's a lot of westerns - not that they were bad - it's just that they can be remade because they're great stories that aren't indelible in an audience's mind when it comes to both the cast and the story.
[ Audience Bad Because Both Cast Comes Great Indelible Just Know Lot Mind Remade Stories Story Were Westerns]
Topic:
- Can you imagine what it would be like if all the Aussie film talent was able to make Australian stories?
[ Able Aussie Australian Film Imagine Make Stories Talent Would]
Topic:
- The American formula things are out there but they don't have any stories to tell - we have all the stories to tell - but they're all formula.
[ American Any Formula Out Stories Tell Things]
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- There are a thousand weird untold stories in the Australian film industry, this has been one of them.
[ Australian Been Film Industry Stories Them Thousand Untold Weird]
Topic:
- We cheer everyone who goes off to Hollywood and tells American stories but telling Australian stories is the greatest thing you can do.
[ American Australian Cheer Everyone Goes Greatest Hollywood Off Stories Telling Tells Thing]
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- We've got so many stories to tell, you know, we could take on the world.
[ Could Got Know Many Stories Take Tell World]
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- I don't think I'd want to sit down and listen to people's stories all day long.
[ Day Down Listen Long Sit Stories Think Want]
Topic:
- When I started out in the early 1930s, there were a great many magazines that published short stories. Unfortunately, the short-story market has dwindled to almost nothing.
[ Almost Dwindled Early Great Magazines Many Market Nothing Out Published Short Short-Story Started Stories Unfortunately Were]
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- Stories had always been told about male genies coming out of bottles, but they were usually fat, old men. Never had the genie been a gorgeous woman, so that idea really appealed to me, and I created the series based on that premise.
[ Always Appealed Based Been Bottles Coming Created Fat Genie Genies Gorgeous Had Idea Male Men Never Old Out Premise Really Series Stories Told Usually Were Woman]
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- Myths are stories that express meaning, morality or motivation. Whether they are true or not is irrelevant.
[ Express Irrelevant Meaning Morality Motivation Myths Stories True Whether]
Topic:
- When alien abductees recount to me their stories, I do not deny that they had a real experience.
[ Alien Deny Experience Had Real Recount Stories Their]
Topic:
- But if I really want to produce my own work and tell stories, then I will.
[ Own Produce Really Stories Tell Then Want Will Work]
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- These are the stories the Dogs tell, when the fires burn high and the wind is from the north.
[ Burn Dogs Fires High North Stories Tell These Wind]
Topic:
- We all read news stories about the difficulties and tensions that the United States has with our allies and even with coalition partners in Iraq, but we rarely read about the good news.
[ Allies Coalition Difficulties Even Good Iraq News Our Partners Rarely Read States Stories Tensions United]
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- Most reporters who come to me get their stories directly from press releases. Very few do what one would consider to be their professional duty.
[ Come Consider Directly Duty Few Get Most Press Professional Releases Reporters Stories Their Very Would]
Topic:
- I started writing, or rather, thinking, stories as a child, and at that time the reason was very clear.
[ Child Clear Rather Reason Started Stories Thinking Time Very Writing]
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- We didn't have a phone when I was a kid, and I was too shy to smash any public phones, and our town didn't have a pool hall either, so I had to hang out at the public library - and anyway, I told myself stories.
[ Any Anyway Either Had Hall Hang Kid Library Myself Our Out Phone Phones Pool Public Shy Smash Stories Told Too Town]
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- I can think of no one that my grandparents knew, that told me stories and that I experienced myself, had any sense of social inferiority growing up in segregated Washington. None whatsoever.
[ Any Experienced Grandparents Growing Had Inferiority Knew Myself None Segregated Sense Social Stories Think Told Up Washington Whatsoever]
Topic:
- As a novelist, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories and I give them money.
[ Financial Give Money Novelist Planners Stories Tell Them Then]
Topic: Finance
- I look for those moments that are "gee whiz" moments. There's some "gee whiz" stories in our show, and they can't be written like A-1 in the Times. They have to be written more like Page 6 in the Post.
[ Gee Look Moments More Our Page Post Show Some Stories Those Times Whiz Written]
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- I need to keep my story count high. I'm trying to get as many stories in my hour as is humanly possible. We're telling more stories in our hour than any national newscast has in the history of this business, I think.
[ Any Business Count Get High History Hour Humanly Keep Many More National Need Our Possible Stories Story Telling Than Think Trying]
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- Like life itself my stories have no point and get absolutely nowhere.
[ Absolutely Get Itself Life Nowhere Point Stories]
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- In all the antique religions, mythology takes the place of dogma; that is, the sacred lore of priests and people... and these stories afford the only explanation that is offered of the precepts of religion and the prescribed rules of ritual.
[ Afford Antique Dogma Explanation Lore Mythology Offered Only Place Precepts Prescribed Priests Religion Religions Ritual Rules Sacred Stories Takes These]
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- For minority actors, developing our own projects has to be the eventual path. We have a lot of stories to tell and a really unique voice. But none of that is going to be heard as long as we're just the hired hands, acting.
[ Acting Actors Developing Eventual Going Hands Heard Hired Just Long Lot Minority None Our Own Path Projects Really Stories Tell Unique Voice]
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- We learned a verse of this and that and we were having fun with the songs. Tommy would make up stories to go along with them and I would yell at him, 'Hey, stupid, that's not right,' and he was like a silly kid trying to impress.
[ Along Fun Go Having Hey Him Impress Kid Learned Make Right Silly Songs Stories Stupid Them Tommy Trying Up Verse Were Would Yell]
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- Pet lovers know that animals sometimes understand us better than we do, and the annals of human sin and desire provide plenty of stories to drive the point home.
[ Animals Annals Better Desire Drive Home Human Know Lovers Pet Plenty Point Provide Sin Sometimes Stories Than Understand Us]
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- One thing I want to say: I don't like victim stories and I don't write them.
[ Say Stories Them Thing Victim Want Write]
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- So far, at least, I haven't found a way to tell my kind of stories without making them both sad and funny.
[ Both Far Found Funny Haven Kind Least Making Sad Stories Tell Them Way Without]
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- We were growing up in West Virginia. Everybody was poor there in the southern part of the state. It was like growing up in the Great Depression from the stories I hear people tell. Everybody was poor and so we didn't know that we were any different from anybody else.
[ Any Anybody Depression Different Else Everybody Great Growing Hear Know Part Poor Southern State Stories Tell Up Virginia Were West]
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- Online, you have things like Slate Magazine, which has a lot of commentary and analysis of stories, so it gives you a fuller picture. I would compare that to a news magazine or the New Republic.
[ Analysis Commentary Compare Fuller Gives Lot Magazine New News Online Picture Republic Slate Stories Things Which Would]
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- Some of those stories in local newspapers are just as dull and boring as the stories that I get from on-line services, which are basically sort of straight news.
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- There's a great tradition in storytelling that's thousands of years old, telling stories about kings and their palaces, and that's really what I wanted to do.
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- David Burnett was the son of Martha Foley, who edited the Best American Short Stories series. She hired me to work with David and her to read stories for the anthology.
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- I have no stories to sell. A lot of my relationships are with civilians, and no one wants to hear about those.
[ Civilians Hear Lot Relationships Sell Stories Those Wants]
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- In all love stories the theme is love and tragedy, so by writing these types of stories, I have to include tragedy.
[ Include Love Stories Theme These Tragedy Types Writing]
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- People have forgotten how to tell a story. Stories don't have a middle or an end any more. They usually have a beginning that never stops beginning.
[ Any Beginning End Forgotten How Middle More Never Stops Stories Story Tell Usually]
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- I'm a country boy. I hate New York. But that's where things happen, so I use it as a base for stories, I know enough about it. But I have to keep going back there.
[ Back Base Boy Country Enough Going Happen Hate Keep Know New Stories Things Use Where York]
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- I don't mind UFO's and ghost stories, it's just that I tend to give value to the storyteller rather than to the story itself.
[ Ghost Give Itself Just Mind Rather Stories Story Storyteller Tend Than Ufo Value]
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- Now on the other hand, if someone is selling a product, opening a dance studio, or has some other aim to help themselves, then I tend to look askance at some of these strange stories from outer space.
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- I don't know of anybody's political bias at CBS News. We try very hard to get any opinion that we have out of our stories, and most of our stories are balanced.
[ Any Anybody Balanced Bias Cbs Get Hard Know Most News Opinion Our Out Political Stories Try Very]
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- I know little stories that happen to people around me, and I can repeat that in a way that has some color.
[ Around Color Happen Know Little Repeat Some Stories Way]
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- God invented mankind because he loved silly stories.
[ Because God Invented Loved Mankind Silly Stories]
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- I started writing stories as a child.
[ Child Started Stories Writing]
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- Many of my short stories (all unpublished) were horror, and the novel I'd just finished was horror, too.
[ Finished Horror Just Many Novel Short Stories Too Unpublished Were]
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- On the other hand, now that I'm not dependent on fiction for my income, I've been writing more short stories despite the fact that there's no real paying market for short horror other than Cemetery Dance.
[ Been Cemetery Dance Dependent Despite Fact Fiction Hand Horror Income Market More Now Other Paying Real Short Stories Than Writing]
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- The work of a psychotherapist involves being empathic and insightful with one's patients without getting too lost in their painful stories to be helpful.
[ Being Getting Helpful Insightful Involves Lost Painful Patients Stories Their Too Without Work]
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- Writing is hard work. Generating stories that catch people's attention and holding it are very difficult.
[ Attention Catch Difficult Generating Hard Holding Stories Very Work Writing]
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- I started at a very early age in this business and I'm sure most of you have read stories about people who have started as children and ended up in very difficult lives and bad consequences.
[ Age Bad Business Children Consequences Difficult Early Ended Lives Most Read Started Stories Sure Up Very]
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- As a professional writer of detective stories, I string along with the ballplayers. I love a ball game.
[ Along Ball Ballplayers Detective Game Love Professional Stories String Writer]
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- I think one or two of the later Holmes stories are among the best.
[ Among Best Holmes Later Stories Think Two]
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- Film is our literature, so we should tell stories that are apropos of our culture, in that we can learn something about ourselves.
[ Culture Film Learn Literature Our Ourselves Should Something Stories Tell]
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- In this film George presents issues that are important, essential and vital, whoever you are, about constitutional rights and the bedrock of a democracy. I am drawn to those kinds of stories because they inspire me - they are responsible to a populace and responsible to man.
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- I wrote the very first stories in science fiction which dealt with homosexuality, The World Well Lost and Affair With a Green Monkey.
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- The first writing I did was short short stories for a newspaper syndicate for which I was paid five dollars a piece on publication.
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- There is no way of writing stories that I haven't done.
[ Done Haven Stories Way Writing]
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- We all like stories that make us cry. It's so nice to feel sad when you've nothing in particular to feel sad about.
[ Cry Feel Make Nice Nothing Particular Sad Stories Us]
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- Free nations with different histories, economies and a vast amount of stubborn pride will never achieve complete agreement, even when they desire the same objectives.
[ Achieve Agreement Amount Complete Desire Different Economies Even Free Histories Nations Never Objectives Pride Same Stubborn Vast Will]
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- I enjoyed showing a bit more leg in the last few stories. It was good fun, but it can be quite sexist. But it doesn't worry me personally all that much.
[ Bit Enjoyed Few Fun Good Last Leg More Much Personally Quite Sexist Showing Stories Worry]
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- I like the stories with the historical themes.
[ Historical Stories Themes]
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- One of my favorite stories was Black Orchid, because it was so different from all the others. I especially enjoyed dancing the Charleston. I have always been keen on dancing.
[ Always Because Been Black Charleston Dancing Different Enjoyed Especially Favorite Keen Others Stories]
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- All these stories are grist to the mill of the government because they build up a very useful war psychosis.
[ Because Build Government Mill Psychosis Stories These Up Useful Very War]
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- I vividly remember the stories my grandfather told me about the carnage of the First World War, which people tend to forget was one of the worst massacres in human history.
[ Carnage First Forget Grandfather History Human Massacres Remember Stories Tend Told Vividly War Which World Worst]
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- Other than that one year, Salon has been very cautious about the way it spends money. For instance, since last year, we've had virtually no marketing budget. It's just word of mouth. And our circulation continues to grow that way by breaking news stories.
[ Been Breaking Budget Cautious Circulation Continues Grow Had Instance Just Last Marketing Money Mouth News Other Our Salon Since Spends Stories Than Very Virtually Way Word Year]
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- I could come up with 50 stories that I am thinking about.
[ Am Come Could Stories Thinking Up]
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- I loved fairy tales when I was a kid. Grimm. The grimmer the better. I loved gruesome gothic tales and, in that respect, I liked Bible stories, because to me they were very gothic.
[ Because Better Bible Fairy Gothic Gruesome Kid Liked Loved Respect Stories Tales Very Were]
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- I wanted to write stories for myself. At first it was purely an aesthetic thing about craft. I just wanted to become good at the art of something. And writing was very private.
[ Aesthetic Art Become Craft First Good Just Myself Private Purely Something Stories Thing Very Wanted Write Writing]
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- I'm not sure whay I've been drawn to this subject, except that murder is a subject that has always drawn people for as long as people have been telling stories.
[ Always Been Drawn Except Long Murder Stories Subject Sure Telling]
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- I am, to be quite honest, sick of hero stories.
[ Am Hero Honest Quite Sick Stories]
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- I hate the way market forces try to separate us out in to the appropriate demographic - basically in order to sell us things. We need to find stories that we can enjoy together, not separately.
[ Appropriate Basically Demographic Enjoy Find Forces Hate Market Need Order Out Sell Separate Separately Stories Things Together Try Us Way]
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- There are no war stories. I ended up a bombardier, but I never got overseas. And it wasn't because I was playing baseball either. It was just a series of things that went on.
[ Baseball Because Either Ended Got Just Never Overseas Playing Series Stories Things Up War Went]
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- All of us have read the stories about young people in Hollywood and all the challenges they have to confront there, and I think that artistically, I really didn't understand the commercial side of the film business, so I went back to a purely artistic setting.
[ Artistic Artistically Back Business Challenges Commercial Confront Film Hollywood Purely Read Really Setting Side Stories Think Understand Us Went Young]
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- I'm only interested in rites of passage stories.
[ Interested Only Passage Rites Stories]
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- What I'm trying to do is find either existing properties or come up with properties or angles or stories which will create music drama. It's my obsession and most of all I would like to remain working in theatre. I think it's very much alive.
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- How do you make any sense of history, art or literature without knowing the stories and iconography of your own culture and all the world's main religions?
[ Any Art Culture History How Iconography Knowing Literature Main Make Own Religions Sense Stories Without World Your]
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- Keep your private life private. Be open to suggestions from different people. And just be nice. I have heard stories about people who are just plain rude to the press or fans.
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- I'm not very interested in charting a day-to-day familiar reality. I'm always looking for territory in which to explore the BIG subjects, the life-or-death stories.
[ Always Big Charting Day-To-Day Explore Familiar Interested Looking Reality Stories Subjects Territory Very Which]
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- I don't always set stories in villages, more often in towns. But always in smallish communities because the characters' actions are more visible there, and the dramatic tension is heightened.
[ Actions Always Because Characters Communities Dramatic Heightened More Often Set Stories Tension Towns Villages Visible]
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- I heard stories from my mother's mother who was an American Indian. She was spiritual, although she did not go to church, but she had the hum. She used to tell me stories of the rivers.
[ Although American Church Did Go Had Heard Hum Indian Mother Rivers She Spiritual Stories Tell Used]
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- You may have heard the world is made up of atoms and molecules, but it's really made up of stories. When you sit with an individual that's been here, you can give quantitative data a qualitative overlay.
[ Atoms Been Data Give Heard Here Individual Made May Molecules Qualitative Quantitative Really Sit Stories Up World]
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- My stories are never quite good enough.
[ Enough Good Never Quite Stories]
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- Sure, women sportswriters look when they're in the clubhouse. Read their stories. How else do you explain a capital letter in the middle of a word?
[ Capital Clubhouse Else Explain How Letter Look Middle Read Sportswriters Stories Sure Their Women Word]
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- Whether you've done anything wrong or not people will write whatever they want, so it's just a matter of not reading it, not buying into it, and hopefully the people that do read it realise that it's just fictional stories for entertainment.
[ Anything Buying Done Entertainment Fictional Hopefully Into Just Matter Read Reading Realise Stories Want Whatever Whether Will Write Wrong]
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- I got to draw monsters, robots and write funny stories. I loved doing that stuff and working with the actors. But it got to be less and less that stuff and more about trying to be everywhere and not being able to do one thing very enjoyably.
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- It's sort of what the Johnny and Devi stories are about, the idea of always being a slave to something.
[ Always Being Idea Johnny Slave Something Sort Stories]
Topic:
- I was always inventing characters and making up stories.
[ Always Characters Inventing Making Stories Up]
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- As a journalist, it is so easy to get hardened when you see so many stories that are disturbing. Sometimes it's just your survival mechanism that makes you hardened to some of it.
[ Disturbing Easy Get Hardened Journalist Just Makes Many Mechanism See Some Sometimes Stories Survival Your]
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- Sometimes stories are inherently important whether or not they have a direct relation to your life.
[ Direct Important Inherently Life Relation Sometimes Stories Whether Your]
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- Throughout the ages, stories with certain basic themes have recurred over and over, in widely disparate cultures; emerging like the goddess Venus from the sea of our unconscious.
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- I don't recall having any self-awareness about the intricacy of my stories.
[ Any Having Recall Self-Awareness Stories]
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- It came about as follows: over the years when I was involved in dianetics, I wrote the beginnings of many stories. I would get an idea, and then write the beginning, and then never touch it again.
[ Again Beginning Beginnings Came Follows Get Idea Involved Many Never Over Stories Then Touch Would Write Wrote Years]
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- History is full of really good stories. That's the main reason I got into this racket: I want to make the argument that history is interesting.
[ Argument Full Good Got History Interesting Into Main Make Racket Really Reason Stories Want]
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- I always liked spy stories.
[ Always Liked Spy Stories]
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- I'd usually read the Bible a lot. Read little short Bible stories. And today, whenever I give speeches, I bring up a few of those Bible stories, because those are inspirations to me.
[ Because Bible Bring Few Give Inspirations Little Lot Read Short Speeches Stories Those Today Up Usually Whenever]
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- All of these stories bounced around in my mind for a long time.
[ Around Bounced Long Mind Stories These Time]
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- I always wanted to tell stories and act.
[ Act Always Stories Tell Wanted]
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- I love to tell stories and this is my way of getting them down on paper.
[ Down Getting Love Paper Stories Tell Them Way]
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- Technology has saved us money in some circumstances, but it has really afforded us the ability to cover stories from locations we might not have been able to in the past.
[ Ability Able Afforded Been Circumstances Cover Locations Might Money Past Really Saved Some Stories Technology Us]
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- I don't have them down here asking me what my urban agenda is. I don't find them really doing in-depth stories on community-based organizations that have been struggling for a long time and who are out trying to get funds. They aren't interested in those stories.
[ Agenda Asking Been Community-Based Doing Down Find Funds Get Here In-Depth Interested Long Organizations Out Really Stories Struggling Them Those Time Trying Urban]
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- This technology will obviously become more prevalent. Who knows what will result? One thing is certain, computer technology will revolutionize the way we tell stories as much as movie film has.
[ Become Certain Computer Film Knows More Movie Much Obviously Prevalent Result Revolutionize Stories Technology Tell Thing Way Will]
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- Sometimes you're not even sure which of your stories were failures. There are things I've written that I thought were complete catastrophes when I finished with them that have gone on to generate some of my most positive feedback.
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- Were there stories I wrote along the way that were terrible clinkers? God, yes. But they were all a product of their time, and I did the best I could.
[ Along Best Could Did God Product Stories Terrible Their Time Way Were Wrote Yes]
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- When I first started to get into writing, it was via music. I'd generate ideas for songs that would turn into stories, then they'd turn into novels. I was biased toward music.
[ Biased First Generate Get Ideas Into Music Novels Songs Started Stories Then Toward Turn Via Would Writing]
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- I did start reading quite young but I was always read to by my parents, who are both actors. Bedtime stories from when I was about two/three to when I was about 15. In fact they didn't stop until I eventually kind of kicked them out of my bedroom.
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- Nothing about it interested me. Or about anything else, except making up stories. If literacy weren't so nearly universal, God knows what I'd be. A drain on the State, I shouldn't wonder.
[ Anything Drain Else Except God Interested Knows Literacy Making Nearly Nothing State Stories Universal Up Weren Wonder]
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- The many magazines, ranging from pulp to slick, that used to serve as both farm teams for writers and lures to readers, with hundreds of short stories every month, don't exist. Most of the doors for new people have been sealed.
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- I didn't want to travel. I didn't want to leave my family. I heard all these stories from Dad about not having Edward around when he was young, and I didn't want that to happen.
[ Around Dad Edward Family Happen Having Heard Leave Stories These Travel Want Young]
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- It doesn't matter what you do, as long as you're fulfilling that inner need, and for me the need is more the process than the finished product. My photographs are stories of the process.
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- I'd get into a room and disappear into the woodwork. Now the rooms are so crowded with reporters getting behind-the-scenes stories that nobody can get behind-the-scenes stories.
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- Some stories are true that never happened.
[ Happened Never Some Stories True]
Topic: Imagination
- You hear a lot of horror stories about proposing and things going horribly wrong - it went really, really well and I was really pleased when she said yes.
[ Going Hear Horribly Horror Lot Pleased Proposing Really Said She Stories Things Well Went Wrong Yes]
Topic:
- One of the things that I have learned since trying to bring in an interesting story in under 28 pages is that we already agree on great chunks of typical superhero stories.
[ Agree Already Bring Chunks Great Interesting Learned Pages Since Stories Story Superhero Things Trying Typical Under]
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- We always see the innocent victims in the stories, and I am a little bored with that. I am much more interested in the price paid by the people who can fly.
[ Always Am Bored Fly Innocent Interested Little More Much Paid Price See Stories Victims]
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- You see the images that the public is demanding. Why more reality-based TV? You'd think that after the first Survivor it would have gone away, but it hasn't. The public demands it because they get all caught up in the personal stories, and want to see more and more.
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- We've always lived in dark times. There has always been a range of human experience from the sublime to the brutal, and stories reflect it. It's no less brutal now; each age has its horrors.
[ Age Always Been Brutal Dark Each Experience Horrors Human Less Lived Now Range Reflect Stories Sublime Times]
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- I didn't know I was doing film noir, I thought they were detective stories with low lighting!
[ Detective Doing Film Know Lighting Low Noir Stories Thought Were]
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- I really love sort of classical cinema where people were telling stories with very little dialogue, and people were using the camera in a really interesting way.
[ Camera Cinema Classical Dialogue Interesting Little Love Really Sort Stories Telling Using Very Way Were Where]
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- I know I was writing stories when I was five. I don't know what I did before that. Just loafed I suppose.
[ Before Did Five Just Know Stories Suppose Writing]
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- I don't think you can really make television based on what you think audiences want. You can only make stories that you like, because you have to watch it so many times.
[ Audiences Based Because Make Many Only Really Stories Television Think Times Want Watch]
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- Ambiguity is necessary in some of my stories, not in all. In those, it certainly contributes to the richness of the story. I doubt that thematic closure is never attainable.
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- Online publication is fine with me, in part because I hope to collect those stories later.
[ Because Collect Fine Hope Later Online Part Publication Stories Those]
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- I believe that the short story is as different a form from the novel as poetry is, and the best stories seem to me to be perhaps closer in spirit to poetry than to novels.
[ Believe Best Closer Different Form Novel Novels Perhaps Poetry Seem Short Spirit Stories Story Than]
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- It's probably why I'm a short story writer. I tend to remember things in the past in narrative form, in story form, and I grew up around people who told stories all the time.
[ Around Form Grew Narrative Past Probably Remember Short Stories Story Tend Things Time Told Up Why Writer]
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- Like so many writers I started writing stories because I didn't have much time for anything else.
[ Anything Because Else Many Much Started Stories Time Writers Writing]
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- There's a joy in writing short stories, a wonderful sense of reward when you pull certain things off.
[ Certain Joy Off Pull Reward Sense Short Stories Things Wonderful Writing]
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- You have to be kind of clued into them, they are a world of their own, and most people find them disappointing because the best short stories are not constructed like novels.
[ Because Best Clued Constructed Disappointing Find Into Kind Most Novels Own Short Stories Their Them World]
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- Lawyers didn't seriously get involved in the Watergate stories until quite late, when we realized we were on to something.
[ Get Involved Late Lawyers Quite Realized Seriously Something Stories Until Watergate Were]
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- Storylines are how characters create the plots involved in their stories.
[ Characters Create How Involved Plots Stories Storylines Their]
Topic:
- I hope before I am getting too old and when my mind is still functioning, I can tell some better stories.
[ Am Before Better Functioning Getting Hope Mind Old Some Still Stories Tell Too]
Topic:
- I like to see love stories: romantic comedy or romantic drama.
[ Comedy Drama Love Romantic See Stories]
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- Actually, after while, finding the ideas is the easy part. Sorting them through and turning them into stories, now, that's the hard work.
[ Actually After Easy Finding Hard Ideas Into Now Part Sorting Stories Them Through Turning While Work]
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- I'm mostly a novelist these days, but I have written short stories in Fantasy, Science Fiction and horror.
[ Days Fantasy Fiction Horror Mostly Novelist Science Short Stories These Written]
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- I believe that being successful means having a balance of success stories across the many areas of your life. You can't truly be considered successful in your business life if your home life is in shambles.
[ Across Areas Balance Being Believe Business Considered Having Home Life Many Means Shambles Stories Success Successful Truly Your]
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- There is no reason why challenging themes and engaging stories have to be mutually exclusive - in fact, each can fuel the other. As a filmmaker, I want to entertain people first and foremost. If out of that comes a greater awareness and understanding of a time or a circumstance, then the hope is that change can happen.
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